The Royal Family of Broadway
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The Royal Family of Broadway
Royal Family of Broadway was an abridged but otherwise literal translation of the George S. Kaufman/Edna Ferber Broadway hit The Royal Family. The title referred not to kings and queens but to a prominent theatrical family named Cavendish--based none too loosely on the famed Barrymore clan. Ina Claire plays the "Ethel Barrymore" counterpart, a beloved stage star who wishes to renounce the theatre to marry a millionaire and move to South America. Fredric March steals the show as the "black sheep" of the family, obviously patterned after the rambunctious John Barrymore (March… More

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"This early Cukor comedy, based on the famous play, is still theater, but the acting is good, particularly Fredric March won won his first Oscar."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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