Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: A Day at the Races, Camille, and Merrily Yours.

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From this Saturday at 12am Eastern, that’s 6pm Saturday in NZ, 4pm in Sydney and 5am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described movies A Day at the Races from 1937, Camille from 1936, and Merrily Yours from 1933.
A Day at the Races is a 1937 American comedy film, and the seventh film starring the Marx Brothers (Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, and Chico Marx), with Allan Jones, Maureen O’Sullivan, and Margaret Dumont.
Like their previous Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer feature A Night at the Opera, this film was a major hit.
A veterinarian posing as a doctor teams with a singer and his friends as they struggle to save an upstate New York sanatorium with the help of a misfit racehorse.
Directed by: Sam Wood.
Written by: Robert Pirosh, George Seaton, and George Oppenheimer.
Screenplay by: Al Boasberg (uncredited), Leon Gordon (uncredited), George S. Kaufman, and Carey Wilson.
Produced by: Sam Wood, Irving Thalberg (uncredited), and Lawrence Weingarten (uncredited).
Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Allan Jones, Maureen O'Sullivan, and Margaret Dumont.
Cinematography: Joseph Ruttenberg.
Edited by: Frank E. Hull.
Music by: Walter Jurmann, Bronislau Kaper, and Franz Waxman.
Distributed by: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Release date: 11 June 1937.
File Length: 109 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $2,016,000.
Box office: $2,305,000.
Camille is a 1936 American romantic drama film from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer directed by George Cukor, and produced by Irving Thalberg and Bernard H. Hyman, from a screenplay by James Hilton, Zoë Akins, and Frances Marion.
The picture is based on the 1848 novel and 1852 play La dame aux camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils.
The film stars Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan, Jessie Ralph, Henry Daniell, and Laura Hope Crews.
It grossed $2,842,000.
Camille was included in Time magazine's "All-Time 100 Movies" in 2005.
It was also included at #33 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Passions.
Garbo received her second-Best Actress nomination for Camille at the 10th Academy Awards in 1938.
A Parisian courtesan must choose between the young man who loves her and the callous baron who wants her, even as her own health begins to fail.
Directed by: George Cukor.
Written by: James Hilton, Zoë Akins, and Frances Marion.
Based on: La Dame aux Camélias 1852 novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils.
Produced by: Irving Thalberg, and Bernard H. Hyman.
Starring: Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, and Lionel Barrymore.
Cinematography: William H. Daniels, and Karl Freund.
Edited by: Margaret Booth.
Music by: Herbert Stothart, and Edward Ward.
Production Company: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Distributed by: Loew's Inc.
Release date: 12 December 1936.
File Length: 109 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $1,486,000.
Box office: $2,842,000.
Merrily Yours is a short film from 1933.
Sonny falls for the pretty new girl next door and decides to take her to a party. First, however, he must get his sister Mary Lou to go to sleep, which is proving to be a hard task.
Starring: Shirley Temple.
File Length: 20 Minutes.
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