They Call It Sin (1932)

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Marian moves to New York to make it big in the chorus and becomes involved in a love triangle.


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  • George Brent and Loretta Young in They Call It Sin (1932)
  • Loretta Young in They Call It Sin (1932)
  • Una Merkel and Loretta Young in They Call It Sin (1932)
  • George Brent and Loretta Young in They Call It Sin (1932)
  • Loretta Young in They Call It Sin (1932)

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27 November 2007 | ptb-8
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| Zippy pre code WB hit.
I think this film is terrific. What starts off with a B movie feel swiftly shifts gears into an A grade melodrama with very strong moral dilemma and emotional logic, this First national WB Vitaphone picture is very rewarding for anyone remotely interested in the technical era of talkies in 1932. There are IMDb comments that spew on this film which I find puzzling, and I encourage you to read the excellent and informative review by 'rsoonsa' also on this site. Personally I was constantly surprised at the storyline and loved every minute of seeing and hearing the fabulous genuine Vitaphone (gramophone record) sound. The sound editing and camera smoothness and many lavish sets and the camera movement about them was of particular interest because this film is so deliberately experimental in furthering the ability to capture and record and be sophisticated in its presentation. With a great cast and the gorgeous Loretta Young front and center... and with hilarious Una Merkel (as Dixie Dare...!) you are in for a treat of pre code proportions with solid and exciting production values, humor and storyline. Other comments can tell you the story line, I just want to encourage you to see this film and have 70 minutes of constant surprises.... both technically and as entertainment.

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