Riptide
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Riptide
A few unique touches aside -- notably the opening costume-party scene, in which the revellers are dressed as insects -- Rip Tide is a standard-issue Norma Shearer soap opera. Shearer plays Mary, a footloose and fancy-free American heiress who weds British nobleman Lord Rexford (Herbert Marshall). Five years later, Rexford embarks upon a business trip to New York, while Mary, urged on by her fun-loving aunt, vacations on the Riviera. Here she is reacquainted with her ex-boyfriend Tommie (Robert Montgomery), whose drunken misbehavior causes scandal to befall them both. Refusing to hear… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Gets wrapped up ever-tighter around one very small idea — the notion that a marriage requires much honesty and patience in order to work."
‑ Bryant Frazer, Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
"Routine Norma Shearer (wife of MGM producer Irving Thalberg) romantic love triangle melodrama."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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