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Good-bye Love (1933)

A sexy golddigger lands who she thinks is a wealthy big-game hunter from a royal family. What she doesn't know is that not only is he not wealthy, nor a big-game hunter nor from a royal ... See full summary »


Complete credited cast:
Charles Ruggles ... Oswald Groggs
Verree Teasdale ... Phyllis Van Kamp aka Fanny Malone
Sidney Blackmer ... Chester Hamilton
Phyllis Barry ... Dorothy Blaine
Ray Walker ... Brooks
Mayo Methot ... Sandra Hamilton
John Kelly ... Sgt. Dugan the Jailer
Grace Hayle ... Lura 'Ducky' Groggs
Luis Alberni ... Tony
Richard Tucker ... Eddie the Lawyer
Edward Van Sloan ... Judge
Gerald Fielding Gerald Fielding ... Dunwoodie - Sandra's Beau
Drew Demorest ... Desk Clerk (as Drew Demarest)
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A sexy golddigger lands who she thinks is a wealthy big-game hunter from a royal family. What she doesn't know is that not only is he not wealthy, nor a big-game hunter nor from a royal family, but he's only a butler. Complications ensue as he tries to keep up the pretense. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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The earliest documented telecast of this film took place in New York City Thursday 25 November 1948 on WATV (Channel 13). See more »


Edna the Maid: [opening the door] Yes, Mam?
Sandra Hamilton: Tell your mistress, the Fuller Brush woman is here.
Edna the Maid: I don't think we need...
Phyllis Van Kamp aka Fanny Malone: Who is it, Edna?
Sandra Hamilton: The woman from your man's past.
Phyllis Van Kamp aka Fanny Malone: Who are you?
Sandra Hamilton: Sandra. I tell fortunes and everything.
Phyllis Van Kamp aka Fanny Malone: Well of all the nerve, coming up here unannounced...
Sandra Hamilton: Nerve? Yeah, I got that too. I had the man, you're going to marry.
Phyllis Van Kamp aka Fanny Malone: Oh, I see. You're the ex?
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Goodbye Love
Written by Con Conrad, Archie Gottler and Sidney D. Mitchell (as Sidney Mitchell)
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Almost as Funny as Alimony
4 July 2010 | by wes-connorsSee all my reviews

Like his boss, butler Charles "Charlie" Ruggles (as Oswald Groggs) is jailed for missing alimony payments. "It's like paying for a dead horse," he feels. Unfortunately for the delinquent men, ex-wives have to eat in order to remain overweight and lazy for their lovers. After washing floors, Mr. Ruggles is freed, by wealthy Sidney Blackmer (as Chester Hamilton), who encourages his servant to take a vacation. Ruggles checks into a resort hotel where, posing as a rich African game hunter, he attracts a lot of feminine attention. Gold-digger Verree Teasdale (as Fanny Malone) takes advantage of both men. Cheap and offensive, at best.

** Good-Bye Love (11/10/33) H. Bruce Humberstone ~ Charles Ruggles, Verree Teasdale, Sidney Blackmer, Phyllis Barry

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Release Date:

10 November 1933 (USA) See more »

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Alimony Racket See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Victor System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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