jazzing up your lingerie in 1931

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it’s friday, time to kick back. i’m watching ‘the smiling lieutenant’ and didn’t realize how deep and twisted it is till i googled the film just now. pre codes are so much fun. here’s a review of the film by someone who went in for real analysis:


claudette colbert teaches her nemesis how to get her mojo back in a classic moment on the piano in the clip below:

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as one woman realizes she’s lost her love


she gives the other courage to see that she has what it takes to be his girl.

‘it happened one night’ is on next. so cute. have a great weekend!

February 6, 2016. Films.


  1. Ann Wilhelm replied:

    Loved the title of your post….You are an excellent and engaging writer!


  2. SandyHibbard replied:

    This is so great! Thanks for sharing the movie, love these pre-code movies…

    Sandy Hibbard Sandy Hibbard Creative, Inc. 214-208-3987 sandy@sandyhibbardcreative.com sandyhibbardcreative.com



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