To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
Languages
Recent
Show all languages
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

Strangers May Kiss

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Strangers May Kiss
Strangers May Kiss, 1931.jpg
Directed byGeorge Fitzmaurice(uncredited)
Written byUrsula Parrott (novel)
John Meehan
Produced byLouis B. Mayer
Irving Thalberg
StarringNorma Shearer
CinematographyWilliam H. Daniels
Edited byHugh Wynn
Distributed byMGM
Release date
  • April 4, 1931 (1931-04-04)
Running time
81 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Strangers May Kiss is a 1931 American pre-Code drama film produced and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and noncredit-directed by George Fitzmaurice. The movie stars Norma Shearer, Robert Montgomery and Neil Hamilton.[1] The movie was an adaptation of the book Strangers May Kiss, which was written by Ursula Parrott.

Plot

Lisbeth is a proud, glamorous, sexy woman whose core beliefs about love and marriage revolve around the idea of freedom. She falls in love with a newspaper reporter named Alan, who agrees that their relationship should remain friendly and physical. Steve, her fiancé who is very much in love with her, allows Lisbeth to be with other men as long as she is happy.

Her relationship with Alan soon becomes difficult. Lisbeth's aunt Celia firmly believes that love and marriage are intertwined, saying that "marriage and love are not enemies. A woman doesn't know how to be in love until she's been married ten years." Unfortunately for her, she soon finds out that her husband has been cheating on her. After much contemplation, she commits suicide by jumping out of her apartment window.[2]

Alan, shocked by what happened, is afraid that Lisbeth will love him the same way that Celia loved her husband. As a result, he simply leaves for a month, not telling Lisbeth where he is going or when he will be back. Lisbeth tries to shake it off but quickly forgives Alan when he comes back. Alan takes her to Mexico for a vacation, where they are happy for some time. However, he later tells her that he has to leave for a new assignment in China and that he didn't plan on taking her with him. He leaves her even more heartbroken when he tells her that he has a wife back at his home and that he shouldn't get too comfortable with their relationship.

Instead of returning home, she decides to travel to Europe for two years and "have fun." One day, Steve tracks her down with the intention of marrying her, and she reluctantly agreed to marry him. On that same day, Alan calls to tell her that he divorced his wife and was coming to see her in person, which obviously made her happy. However, he quickly learns about her sexual past and leaves her again, still heartbroken. Steve and Lisbeth return to New York and continue to be in a relationship until they run into Alan at the theater one night. Alan tells Lisbeth that he has forgiven her and once again, Lisbeth goes running right back to him.[3][4]

Cast

Main cast

Unbilled

References

  1. ^ "Golden Age of Hollywood: Movies, Actors and Actresses ***". www.american-historama.org. Retrieved September 26, 2019.
  2. ^ "Strangers May Kiss Movie Script". www.scripts.com. Retrieved September 26, 2019.
  3. ^ Danny (January 25, 2015). "Strangers May Kiss (1931) Review, with Norma Shearer and Robert Montgomery". Pre-Code.Com. Retrieved September 26, 2019.
  4. ^ Angela (November 19, 2010). "Strangers May Kiss (1931)". The Hollywood Revue. Retrieved September 26, 2019.

External links

This page was last edited on 30 March 2021, at 13:30
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.