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Twentieth Century(1934)

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Brief Synopsis

A tempestuous theatrical director tries to win back the star he created and then drove away.

Cast & Crew

Howard Hawks Director
John Barrymore [Oscar] Jaffe
Carole Lombard Lily [Garland, formerly known as Mildred Plotka]
Walter Connolly [Oliver] Webb
Roscoe Karns [Owen] O'Malley
Ralph Forbes George Smith
Charles Levison [Max] Jacobs
Etienne Girardot [Matthew J.] Clark
Edgar Kennedy [Oscar] McGonigle
Cliff Thompson Lockwood
James P. Burtis Train conductor
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 3 May 1934
Release Date:  1934 Production Date:  A Howard Hawks Production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording) Production Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  91 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,189    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • More on Twentieth Century

    Anthony 2019-01-09

    I'd like to add that this was Hawks' first screwball comedy, a genre he owned just as surely as Ford owned the Western and Hitch the suspense... MORE>

  • Hawks/Barrymore comic masterpiece

    Anthony 2019-01-01

    I found the shouting and the overacting only intermittently too much. It reminded me of Sturges' Unfaithfully Yours whose manic pace and tone take... MORE>

  • 20th century

    kevin sellers 2015-02-01

    Intermittently amusing film that is done in by over acting. Not only is it not the greatest Hollywood screwball comedy, it's not even Hawks'... MORE>