Monday, January 9, 2017

The Royal Family of Broadway (1930)

Academy Awards, USA 1931

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Fredric March

Paramount Pictures
Directed by George Cukor and Cyril Gardner
My rating: 2 stars out of 4
IMDb Wikipedia

A famous and successful family of Broadway actors live an unconventional lifestyle in their luxurious mansion. Their matriarch has no regrets about her chosen profession, her daughter is dealing with an old boyfriend who unexpectedly shows up from South America, while her granddaughter want to get married an leave the profession altogether. Into this mix arrives her son Fredric March, a Hollywood lover on the run from his latest conquest, press in tow. March is entertaining but overacts in his first Oscar nominated role.

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