Passed | | Drama, Romance
This film's plot and structure are uncannily similar to Norma Shearer's Academy Award-winning The Divorcee (1930) -- however, Riptide (1934) was made just as the Production Code was coming into power, which resulted in a fatal absence of pre-Code sting, despite its libidinous, adulterous scenario. The film's only pre-Code remnant is Shearer's revealing, bosomy evening gown, under which she wore no bra.
I had to do something. I couldn't keep following you around the house, on my knees, waiting for you to come out of this coma.
After Mary kisses Pamela for daddy, the book laying on the bed disappears in the next shot.
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