|Operator 13 (1934)
Run time: Approved | 85 min | Drama, History, Romance
Director: Richard Boleslavsky
Writers: Harvey F. Thew, Zelda Sears
Stars: Marion Davies, Gary Cooper, Jean Parker
During the American Civil War an actress (Davies) who becomes a Union spy and finds herself involved with a Confederate guy (Cooper). Based on a true story believe it or not.
1) Marion Davies’ final film for MGM, where she had reined for more than a dozen years.
2) The first Marion Davies film to gross over $1M dollars. The average movie ticket in 1934 cost 25 cents.
3) The interior set of the Shackleford mansion was reused as the interior of Twelve Oaks in Gone with the Wind (1939).