Three on a Match
Three on a Match (1932)

Three on a Match covers approximately 13 years in the lives of girlhood chums Mary Keaton (Joan Blondell), Ruth Wescott (Bette Davis) and Vivian Deverse (Ann Dvorak). Having graduated from grammar school together in 1919, the girls stage a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 29, 1932
DVD Release Date: March 4, 2008
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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Strong, sordid stuff.

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Randy Tippy
Adultery, child abuse, kidnapping, suicide and Joan Blondell. Not necessarily in that order.
jay nixon
Early Bette, she is strictly secondary here but Ann Dvorak is extraordinary in this pre-code melodrama.
Aj V
This movie has a promising start, but then the story goes all over the place, once it gets back on track, it's not what you expected from the beginning,… More
Antonius Block
Very entertaining. To start with you have Joan Blondell, Ann Dvorak, and Warren William all delivering great performances. Add to that a 24-year-old Bette… More
Veronique Kwak
"three on a match" is a tragic fable of urbanite incurrences upon three females. the major conspicuous performances are from ann dvorak who plays the… More
Doctor Strangeblog
Dvorak is a real louse as pampered wife/mother who abandons her spouse and then gets mixed up in a kidnapping scheme. OK but predictable with another… More