Not So Dumb

Not So Dumb

Marion Davies
Director: King Vidor Cast: Marion Davies
Marion Davies
, Elliott Nugent
Elliott Nugent
, Raymond Hackett
Raymond Hackett
King Vidor

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Overview

Previously filmed in 1923, the George S. Kaufman-Marc Connelly stage comedy Dulcy was remade as a talkie in 1929 under the new title Dulcy. Marion Davies stars as Dulcinea, the illogical, cliché-spouting young housewife created by newspaper humorist Franklin P. Adams. Hoping to help her fiance George (Elliot Nugent) get ahead in business, Dulcy invites taciturn executive Forbes (played by William Holden -- no, not that William Holden) for a dinner party. The event turns into a disaster, and it is only through the intervention of Dulcy's butler (George Davis), an ex-convict, that the day is saved. Marion Davies comic expertise is matched by Franklin Pangborn as an epicene novelist and Donald Ogden Stewart (a future Oscar-winning screenwriter) as a libidinous financier. Not So Dumb was remade under the original title Dulcy as an Ann Sothern vehicle in 1940.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/15/2016
UPC: 0888574389628
Original Release: 1930
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 1:16:00
Sales rank: 42,781

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Marion Davies Dulcy
Elliott Nugent Gordon
Raymond Hackett Bill
Franklin Pangborn Leach
George Davis Perkins
William Holden Mr. Forbes
Ruby Lafayette Grandma
Julia Faye Mrs. Forbes
Sally Starr Angela
Donald Ogden Stewart Van Dyck

Technical Credits
King Vidor Director
Adrian Costumes/Costume Designer
Marion Davies Producer
Cedric Gibbons Art Director
Oliver Marsh Cinematographer
Edwin Justus Mayer Screenwriter
Blanche Sewell Editor
Wanda Tuchock Screenwriter

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Not So Dumb
1. Chapter 1 [8:19]
2. Chapter 2 [7:39]
3. Chapter 3 [7:39]
4. Chapter 4 [9:11]
5. Chapter 5 [9:31]
6. Chapter 6 [9:14]
7. Chapter 7 [6:27]
8. Chapter 8 [7:46]
9. Chapter 9 [9:59]
10. Chapter 10 [:11]

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