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Sylvia Scarlett [1935 film] by George Cukor

Sylvia Scarlett [1935 film]

by George Cukor (Director), John Collier (Screenwriter)

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Regia di George Cukor. Con Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn. * Una ragazza che fa parte di una banda di ladri capita nella casa di un celebre pittore per compiere un furto, ma si innamora della sua vittima. Il padre di lei, che è anche il capobanda, muore durante una fuga e la ragazza, pentita, insegue gli ex compagni di rapina insieme al derubato. La caccia non viene portata a termine: il pittore dichiara il suo amore alla ex ladra ed entrambi decidono di lascar perdere l'inseguimento.
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Cukor, GeorgeDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Collier, JohnScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Aherne, Briansecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grant, Carysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gwenn, Edmundsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hepburn, Katharinesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
MacKenzie, ComptonOriginal booksecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Based on the novel "The early life and adventures of Sylvia Scarlett" by Compton MacKenzie.
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Sylvia Scarlett is a young woman who is forced to flee with her small-time crook father from Paris to London after her mother dies, and his swindling schemes catch up to him. Sylvia cuts her hair, dons drag, and dubs herself "Sylvester" to help them stay incognito from the law. While on the train to London, they meet a smarmy scoundrel. The trio of crooks team up and work it in London, until they get run out of town. The three hook up with a maid and become a travelling performance troupe. Sylvia (as a boy) falls for a smarmy artist-type.… (more)

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