Walter Wanger's Vogues of 1938
Walter Wanger's Vogues of 1938 (also known by its shortened form, Vogues of 1938) is a 1937 musical comedy film produced by Walter Wanger and distributed by United Artists. It was directed by Irving Cummings, written by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack, and starred Warner Baxter and Joan Bennett. It was filmed in New York City in Technicolor.
|Vogues of 1938|
|Directed by||Irving Cummings|
Charles Kerr (assistant)
|Produced by||Walter Wanger|
|Written by||Bella Spewack|
|Music by||Victor Young (uncredited)|
|Edited by||Otho Lovering|
Walter Wanger Productions
|Distributed by||United Artists|
|September 17, 1937|
It tells the story of a successful fashion designer, beset at home by his shrewish wife and at work by his competitors, whose life becomes even more complicated when one of his customers, a bride-to-be, jilts her wealthy husband and comes to him looking for a job—and possibly romance.
It was nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Art Direction (Alexander Toluboff), and Best Original Song (Sammy Fain (music) and Lew Brown (lyrics)) for the song That Old Feeling sung by Virginia Verrill.
- Warner Baxter as George Curson
- Joan Bennett as Wendy Van Klettering
- Helen Vinson as Mary Curson
- Mischa Auer as Prince Muratov
- Alan Mowbray as Henry Morgan
- Jerome Cowan as Mr. W. Brockton
- Alma Kruger as Sophie Miller
- Also, a young Penny Singleton, then known as Dorothy McNulty. Singleton went on to star in the series of "Blondie" movies and the voice of Jane in the "Jetsons" cartoons.
- Matthew Bernstein, Walter Wagner: Hollywood Independent, Minnesota Press, 2000 p438
- "NY Times: Vogues of 1938". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-12-10.
- "The 10th Academy Awards (1938) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
- "Virginia Verrill, Unseen Voice Of Hollywood's Singing Stars, 82", New York Times, Jan 25, 1999
- Vogues of 1938 at the TCM Movie Database
- Vogues of 1938 on IMDb
- Walter Wanger's Vogues of 1938 at AllMovie