Thornton Freeland



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Flying Down To Rio (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Carioca New in town and preparing for a big-band competition, Fred (Fred Astaire) and Honey (Ginger Rogers) decide to take a turn with the local dance, in Flying Down To Rio, 1933.
Flying Down To Rio (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Music Makes Me Franklin Pangborne can’t wait to fire bandleader Gene Raymond from his Miami gig when he shows up just in time, with accordion player Fred Astaire, for Ginger Rogers’ number by Vincent Youmans, Gus Kahn and Edward Eliscu, Dolores del Rio in the house, early in Flying Down To Rio, 1933.
Flying Down To Rio (1933) -- (Movie Clip) Listen, Girls! Fred Astaire (as "Fred") exchanges snark with Ginger Rogers (as "Honey"), in their first RKO musical, then schools some lethargic dancers in Flying Down To Rio, 1933.
They Call It Sin (1932) -- (Movie Clip) Standing On The Rock Of Ages Betrothed New Yorker JImmy (David Manners) is killing time in a Kansas town on a business trip, resorting to church on a Sunday, and can't help noticing the pretty organist (Loretta Young) with whom he wangles a chat, in They Call It Sin, 1932.
Over The Moon (1940) -- (Movie Clip) The Ways Of Other Crooks Previously penniless orphan Yorkshire landowner Jane (Merle Oberon) has just inherited millions, causing brazen quasi-relative Julie (Zena Dare) to visit from London, followed by Millie (Ursula Jeans), the doctor boyfriend Freddie (Rex Harrison) just finding out, in Over The Moon, 1940.
Over The Moon (1940) -- (Movie Clip) My Animal Suite Montage of Jane (Merle Oberon) trying to spend her windfall inheritance, to a London dressmaker (Carl Jaffe) with Julie and Millie (Zena Dare, Ursula Jeans), disturbed boyfriend Freddie (Rex Harrison) sussing out a reporter (David Tree), in director Thornton Freeland's Over The Moon, 1940.
Over The Moon (1940) -- (Movie Clip) With Unslaked Desire Over the top Yorkshire gloom on the road signs, director Thornton Freeland introduces doctor Freddie (Rex Harrison), impecunious orphan Jane (Merle Oberon) and her needy butler Ladbrooke (Herbert Lomas), opening Over The Moon, 1940, from a story by Robert Sherwood and Lajos Biro.


June Clyde