Sadie McKee

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  • Approved
  • 1934
  • 1 hr 33 min
  • 6.8  (1,593)

Sadie McKee is a 1934 romantic drama film directed by Clarence Brown and starring Joan Crawford, Gene Raymond, and Franchot Tone. The movie takes us on an emotional journey of a young girl named Sadie McKee, who starts off as a naive and innocent chambermaid and goes through several ups and downs of life before finally finding her true love.

The film starts with Sadie McKee working as a maid for the sophisticated and wealthy Alderson family. She is uncomfortable with the extravagant lifestyle of her employers and feels like an outsider. However, she catches the eye of the playboy son of the Aldersons, Michael (played by Franchot Tone), who takes a liking to her and begins to show her a newfound sense of kindness and respect.

As their relationship blossoms, Michael proposes to Sadie, but when he is disowned by his family, he leaves Sadie and runs away to Europe. Heartbroken, Sadie decides to take control of her life and moves to New York City to start a new chapter. There, she is taken in by Tommy (played by Gene Raymond), a charismatic bootlegger who offers her a job and a place to stay.

Under Tommy's watchful eye, Sadie transforms herself into a sophisticated and confident woman, but struggles with her growing feelings for Tommy. As their relationship becomes more complicated, Sadie finds herself on the brink of losing everything she has worked so hard to achieve.

The movie tackles themes of social class, the love triangle, and the struggle for independence. Crawford delivers a stunning performance as Sadie, portraying her with a mix of innocence and resilience. Gene Raymond and Franchot Tone both also deliver nuanced performances, capturing the complexity of their characters' personalities.

The film's cinematography is also remarkable, with beautiful scenes capturing the glamour of New York City in the 1930s. The costumes and set design are equally impressive, with Crawford's wardrobe in the film being particularly notable for its sophistication and elegance.

Overall, Sadie McKee is a touching and heartfelt classic, with excellent performances, stunning visuals, and an engaging storyline. It is a must-see for fans of romantic dramas and classic Hollywood cinema.

Sadie McKee is a 1934 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 33 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8.

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  • Release Date
    1934
  • MPAA Rating
    Approved
  • Runtime
    1 hr 33 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (1,593)