Penny Gold is a 1931 American pre-Code drama film directed by George Fitzmaurice and starring Marie Dressler, Lionel Barrymore, and Wallace Beery. The film is about a wealthy woman who is forced to live on a farm after her husband loses all of their money. The film opens with Penny Gold (Marie Dressler) and her husband, John (Lionel Barrymore), living in a luxurious mansion. Penny is a wealthy socialite who enjoys spending money and living a lavish lifestyle. John is a successful businessman who is always working and rarely has time for Penny. One day, John loses all of his money in a stock market crash. Penny is forced to sell their mansion and move to a small farm in the country. She is unhappy with her new life and misses her old lifestyle. Penny meets a farmer named Jim (Wallace Beery) and they fall in love. Jim helps Penny to adjust to her new life and she eventually learns to love the simple life on the farm. Penny Gold is a heartwarming story about a woman who learns to appreciate the simple things in life. The film is well-acted and the story is engaging. It is a classic pre-Code film that is sure to please fans of classic Hollywood cinema.

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Penny Gold (1973)

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Penny Gold is a 1931 American pre-Code drama film directed by George Fitzmaurice and starring Marie Dressler, Lionel Barrymore, and Wallace Beery. The film is about a wealthy woman who is forced to live on a farm after her husband loses all of their money. The film opens with Penny Gold (Marie Dressler) and her husband, John (Lionel Barrymore), living in a luxurious mansion. Penny is a wealthy socialite who enjoys spending money and living a lavish lifestyle. John is a successful businessman who is always working and rarely has time for Penny. One day, John loses all of his money in a stock market crash. Penny is forced to sell their mansion and move to a small farm in the country. She is unhappy with her new life and misses her old lifestyle. Penny meets a farmer named Jim (Wallace Beery) and they fall in love. Jim helps Penny to adjust to her new life and she eventually learns to love the simple life on the farm. Penny Gold is a heartwarming story about a woman who learns to appreciate the simple things in life. The film is well-acted and the story is engaging. It is a classic pre-Code film that is sure to please fans of classic Hollywood cinema.

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Cast
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James Booth

Matthews
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Francesca Annis

Delphi / Diane
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Nicky Henson

Roger
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Joss Ackland

Jones
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Richard Heffer

Claude
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Sue Lloyd

Model
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Joseph O'Conor

Blachford
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Una Stubbs

Anna
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George Murcell

Doctor Merrick
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Marianne Stone

Mrs. Parsons
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Penelope Keith

Miss. Hartridge
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John Savident

Sir Robert Hampton
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Clinton Greyn

Van Der Meij
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Christian Rodska

The Clerk
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Marc Zuber

Hotel Receptionist
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Anthony Naylor

Rugger Player No.1.
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John Rhys-Davies

Rugger Player No.2.
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Rodney Cardiff

Young Doctor
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Stephanie Smith

Delphi / Diane as child
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Peter Salmon

Male Model
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Michael Buchanan

Male Model
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Clifford Earl

CID Man (uncredited)
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Josie Grant

Barmaid (uncredited)
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Eric Kent

CID Man (uncredited)
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Guy Standeven

Man in Street (uncredited)
Crew
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Jack Cardiff

Director
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David D. Osborn

Writer
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Liz Charles-Williams

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Penny Gold

(DVD)

11/22/2005

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