Daily Archives: August 1, 2005

Midnight Mary

I haven’t seen this 1933 hard-luck story, told in flashback, about a character who’s orphaned at 9, seduced at 16, and eventually sent to prison. But director William Wellman was generally at his best in the 30s, and I’d expect it to be tart and lively. Written by Anita Loos; with Loretta Young, Ricardo Cortez, Franchot Tone, Andy Devine, and Una Merkel. 74 min. (JR)… Read more »