20th Century

 

Carole Lombard gets a lesson in screaming on stage from John Barrymore in Twentieth Century (1934).

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John Barrymore lurks in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934)

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John Barrymore as stage director Oscar Jaffe with accountant Charles Lane in the background in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934).

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John Barrymore and Carole Lombard are a perfect match in Twentieth Century (1934).

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Carole Lombard tries to navigate John Barrymore’s chalk mark directions during rehearsals in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934).

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View from the rafters of Carole Lombard’s triumphant stage debut with much of the credit to director John Barrymore in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934).

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Carole Lombard as Lily Garland taking a curtain call on stage in Twentieth Century (1934).

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Walter Connelly as Oliver Webb naps in the cheap seats during rehearsals in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934).

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The camera gets down to Carole Lombard’s level as John Barrymore gets the better of her in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934)

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John Barrymore with one of his minions, Walter Connelly, in a screencap from Twentieth Century (1934).

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Howard Hawks filming Twentieth Century (1934) with Carole Lombard

Carole Lombard had an unremarkable career before being cast opposite John Barrymore in Howard Hawks’ Twentieth Century (1934), his second film for Columbia Studios, after The Criminal Code (1931).

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Carole Lombard on the set of Twentieth Century with Hawks and co-star John Barrymore.

Howard Hawks with Carole Lombard and John Barrymore, stars of his Twentieth Century (1934).

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Howard Hawks filming Twentieth Century (1934) with Carole Lombard and John Barrymore.

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Howard Hawks directing Carole Lombard in Twentieth Century (1934), the film that made her a superstar and the leading actress of screwball comedies of the 30s.  Her other classics are My Man Godfrey and Nothing Sacred.

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Howard Hawks in the director’s chair on the set of Twentieth Century (1934) with star Carole Lombard and two unidentified females dressed rather manly.