Safe in Hell

Dorothy Mackaill is the original Gilda ‘Making a living the only way she could’ in this 1931 First National Pre-Code film. Accidental murder by champagne bottle and fire start Gilda on the road to perdition. Gilda’s fiancé Carl played by Donald Woods returns after a year of being at sea only to find that Gilda…

Kept Husbands in Forbidden Hollywood

If you want to see Joel McCrea at the beginning of his acting career get taken in by a sassy, well-trained Dorothy Mackaill be sure to watch Kept Husbands (1931). 4 Weeks. After meeting the steel boss and former football star Dick ( McCrea), spoiled rich girl Dorothy (Mackaill) lets her father know that she’s only…

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