|Lovin’ the Ladies (1930)
Run time: Approved | 65 min | Comedy, Romance
Director: Melville W. Brown
Writers: William LeBaron, J. Walter Ruben
Stars: Richard Dix, Lois Wilson, Allen Kearns
Jimmy Farnsworth (Allen Kearns) bets his friend $5,000 that he can get any two people, under the proper environment, to fall in love and become engaged within a month. This pre-code confection is chock full of farcial situations and makes for a fun diversion.
1. The tune performed repeatedly by Henry Armetta on the violin is “You’re Always in My Arms” from Rio Rita (1929), an RKO Radio release of a few months earlier.
2. The play, “I Love You,” opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 28 April 1919 and had 56 performances. The opening night cast included Richard Dix, Robert Strange and Ruth Terry. Dix played the role of the electrician in the stage version as well.