Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: Stage Door, Indiscreet, and The Scarlet Letter.

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From this Saturday at 12am Eastern, that’s 4pm Saturday in NZ, 2pm in Sydney and 5am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described movies Stage Door from 1937, Indiscreet from 1931, and The Scarlet Letter from 1934.
Stage Door is a 1937 American drama film directed by Gregory La Cava.
Adapted from the play of the same name, it tells the story of several would-be actresses who live together in a boarding house at 158 West 58th Street in New York City.
The film stars Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Adolphe Menjou, Gail Patrick, Constance Collier, Andrea Leeds, Samuel S. Hinds and Lucille Ball.
It was produced and distributed by RKO Pictures.
Eve Arden and Ann Miller, who became notable in later films, play minor characters.
The film was adapted by Morrie Ryskind and Anthony Veiller from the play by Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman, but the play's storyline and the characters' names were almost completely changed for the movie, so much so in fact that Kaufman joked the film should be called "Screen Door".
Directed by: Gregory La Cava.
Screenplay by: Morrie Ryskind, and Anthony Veiller.
Based on: Stage Door (play) by Edna Ferber, and George S. Kaufman.
Produced by: Pandro S. Berman.
Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, and Adolphe Menjou.
Cinematography: Robert De Grasse.
Edited by: William Hamilton.
Music by: Roy Webb.
Production company: RKO Radio Pictures.
Distributed by: RKO Radio Pictures (US), and Radio Pictures Ltd. (UK).
Release dates: 8 October 1937 (US), and 31 December 1937 (UK.
File Length: 91 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $952,000.
Box office: $1,762,000.
Indiscreet is a 1931 American pre-Code comedy film directed by Leo McCarey and starring Gloria Swanson and Ben Lyon.
The screenplay by Buddy G. DeSylva, Lew Brown, and Ray Henderson, based on their story Obey That Impulse, originally was written as a full-fledged
musical, but only two songs – "If You Haven't Got Love" and "Come to Me" – remained when the film was released.
A young woman jeopardizes the relationship with the man she loves when a no-account from her past shows up.
The film is available on DVD.
Directed by: Leo McCarey.
Written by: Buddy G. DeSylva (story & scenario), Lew Brown (story & scenario), Ray Henderson (story & scenario), and Leo McCarey.
Produced by: Lew Brown, Buddy G. DeSylva, and Ray Henderson.
Starring: Gloria Swanson, and Ben Lyon.
Cinematography: Ray June, and Gregg Toland.
Edited by: Hal C. Kern.
Music by: Alfred Newman.
Distributed by: United Artists.
Release date: 16 May 1931.
File Length: 74 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
The Scarlet Letter is a 1934 American film directed by Robert G. Vignola and based on the 1850 novel of the same name by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
In the seventeenth century, in Massachusetts, a young woman is forced to wear a scarlet "A" on her dress for bearing a child out of wedlock.
The film has been preserved by the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
Directed by: Robert G. Vignola.
Written by: Leonard Fields, and David Silverstein.
Based on: The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Produced by: Larry Darmour.
Starring: Colleen Moore, Hardie Albright, Henry B. Walthall, and Alan Hale.
Cinematography: James S. Brown Jr.
Edited by: Charles Harris.
Music by: Abe Meyer.
Production Company: Darmour Productions.
Distributed by: Majestic Pictures.
Release date: 18 September 1934.
File Length: 69 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
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