Directed by mervyn leroy based on robert sherwoods play with a screenplay by s. Angel from montgomery john prine cover by bill clarke. Prostitutes have been in many movies but you had to almost guess to figure it out. Mae clarke had the best role of her career as the heroine of waterloo bridge, the first of three filmizations of robert l. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing waterloo bridge 1931 near you.
Whale has always been considered one of the greatest horror directors but after seeing this film he certainly should be considered one of the greatest. Taylors uncle reluctantly agrees to the upcoming marriage. Search, discover and share your favorite waterloo bridge gifs. Crossing waterloo bridge, whether it be by foot, on a bus, or driving my own car, always has the same effect it rekindles that love of london, the excitement, the buzz that makes living in the city so special. Directed by james whale, it contains a revelatory performance by mae clarke, the best of her hapless career. For years, you could not see the 1931 waterloo bridge unless you could see eversons printeven the whale show boat was available to rent through films, inc, the nontheatrical licensee of mgmbut with home video and greater interest in archival showings along with places like eastman house and the library of congress making more films. This page was last edited on 21 december 2018, at 07. Route 6 jeffersonton road on the east side of the bridge will be closed to through traffic.
The film was remade in 1940 as waterloo bridge and as gaby in 1956. American actress mae clarke plays the prostitute heroine of waterloo bridge, a wartime. Waterloo bridge, constructed 181516, bridges the main river and was designed by thomas telford 17571834. The bridge to nowhere there is one type of precode movie that frustrates me more than any other. A perfect film from start to finish, it is a wonder that waterloo bridge is not released on dvd yet. Second scene in director james whales second film, two years after american myra mae clarke was last on stage, now turning tricks with pal kitty doris lloyd in londons west end, ca. In world war i london, myra is an american outofwork chorus girl making ends meet by picking up men on waterloo bridge. Waterloo bridge vivien leigh robert taylor lucile watson 1940 a ballet dancer vivien leigh and a british officer robert taylor cross stars on the eve of world war i. Every scene is beautifully photographed with a luminocity that the precode version lacks. It was adapted to screen for the first time in 1931. Ibdb internet broadway database archive is the official database for broadway theatre. Find out where to watch, buy, and rent waterloo bridge online on moviefone. Sherwood the film was remade in 1940 as waterloo bridge and as gaby in 1956. But the jukebox inside me is playing a song that says something.
Waterloo bridge became toll free in 1877, when the bridge was acquired by the metropolitan board of works at a cost of. Sherwoods 1930 play, is a precode film that doesnt idealize or glamorize the tale of myra, an american prostitute in world war i london and her doomed romance with roy, a callow canadian soldier. Myra is an american out of work chorus girl making ends meet by picking up men on waterloo bridge. Waterloo bridge is no longer a tale of a shy canadian soldier who falls in love with a shy. Jan 23, 2015 for years, you could not see the 1931 waterloo bridge unless you could see eversons printeven the whale show boat was available to rent through films, inc, the nontheatrical licensee of mgmbut with home video and greater interest in archival showings along with places like eastman house and the library of congress making more films. Waterloo bridge 1931 waterloo bridge 1931, the first of three film versions of robert e. A world war i soldier douglass montgomery in london falls for a young woman mae clarke during an air raid, not realizing she is a prostitute. Waterloo bridge 1940 stream and watch online moviefone. Ive spent a lot of time proselytizing to people about the wonder and excitements of the movies of the early 1930s, and running into a. Known originally as llynnon bridge, it is thought to be the seventh major iron bridge in the world. In this film, robert taylor, a british officer from a wealthy family, falls in love with ballerina vivien leigh. Directed with a delicate mixture of realism and impressionism by james whale, the 1931 waterloo bridge is head and shoulders above its heavily laundered 1940 remake which in turn is vastly. During world war i, believing her fiance to be dead, a young ballerina loses her. Herbert morrison, opening waterloo bridge in december 1945.
Do you need to book in advance to visit waterloo bridge. Waterloo bridge 1931 a world war i soldier douglass montgomery in london falls for a young woman mae clarke during an air raid, not realizing she is a prostitute. During world war i, believing her fiance to be dead, a young ballerina loses her job and is forced to turn to prostitution. The bridge at waterloo bridging arts organisations, charities and community groups to help and support local unemployed young people and others st johns church at waterloo, together with its dynamic community organisation partners, are planning to expand their successful activities with young unemployed people in lambeth by creating a stateoftheart multipurpose facility inside the. Download premium images you cant get anywhere else. There is one type of precode movie that frustrates me more than any other. Waterloo bridge 1931 wikipedia, a enciclopedia livre. Nov 15, 2012 waterloo bridge mervyn leroy you must believe in spring barbra streisand duration. Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies. This project will return the waterloo bridge to service. The most successful and perhaps the most romantic of which was the version produced in 1940 starring vivian leigh and robert taylor. On waterloo bridge where we said our goodbyes, the weather conditions bring tears to my eyes. Waterloo bridge is a 1931 american precode drama film directed by james whale. A prostitutes selfloathing makes her reluctant to marry an idealistic soldier during world war i.
The granite bridge had nine arches, each of 120 feet 36. American actress mae clarke plays the prostitute heroine of. Waterloo bridge is a 1931 american precode drama film directed by james whale and starring mae clarke, kent douglass, doris lloyd, and bette davis. Why is waterloo bridge sometimes known as the ladies. Waterloo bridge 1931 out of 4 james whale directed film about a canadian soldier kent douglass in london who falls in love with a woman mae clarke not knowing shes a prostitute. Waterloo bridge is the title of a play by robert e. Forbidden hollywood collection volume one waterloo bridge 1931 baby face redheaded woman. Waterloo bridge watch frankenstein online watch online anytime. Waterloo bridge is a 1940 remake of the 1931 american drama film also called waterloo bridge, adapted from the 1930 play waterloo bridge. Why is waterloo bridge sometimes known as the ladies bridge. Waterloo bridge 1931 movie clip id still be a chorus girl.
With mae clarke, douglass montgomery, doris lloyd, frederick kerr. O filme foi refilmado em 1940 waterloo bridge, com vivien leigh e robert taylor nos papeis principais. After they fall for each other, roy tricks myra into visiting his family, who live in a country estate outside london, his mother having remarried to a retired british major. During a zeppelin air raid she meets roy, a naive young american who enlisted in the canadian army. Both remakes were made by metrogoldwynmayer, which bought the 1931.
In the original, made in 1931, the heroine is nothing more or less than a streetwalker, patrolling londons waterloo bridge during world war i in hopes of. Waterloo bridge simple english wikipedia, the free. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Sherwoods waterloo bridge would have to be laundered and softened to pass muster. Waterloo bridge original, play, drama, broadway opened in new york city jan 6, 1930 and played through mar 1930.
I wipe them away with a black woolly glove and try not to notice ive fallen in love on waterloo bridge i am trying to think. Vivien leigh robert taylor lucile watson 1940 a ballet dancer vivien leigh. In world war i london, myra is an american out of work chorus girl. American actress mae clarke as she appears in waterloo bridge. This account has reached the download cap, additional downloads subject to agreement overage terms. The screenplay by benn levy and tom reed is based on the 1930 waterloo bridge by robert e.
The easiest way 1931 constance bennett adolphe menjou robert montgomery art deco. The first bridge on the site was designed in 180910 by john rennie for the strand bridge company and opened in 1817 as a toll bridge. Ive spent a lot of time proselytizing to people about the wonder and excitements of the movies of the early 1930s, and running into a snoozefest is simply frustration. The total cost of the original structure, according to british.
Directed with a delicate mixture of realism and impressionism by james whale, the 1931 waterloo bridge is head and shoulders above its heavily laundered 1940 remake which in turn is vastly superior to the 1956 reremake, gaby. Apr 16, 2014 this feature is not available right now. Betwsycoed is snowdonia national parks principal village, where the conwy meets its three tributaries llugwy, lledr and machno. Waterloo bridge mervyn leroy you must believe in spring barbra streisand duration.
Remedial measures were taken but proved unsuccessful, and the bridge was closed to traffic on 11th. Waterloo bridge had a longer life than most thames bridges but in 1923 a settlement in the pier on the lambeth side of the central arch and subsidences in the parapet and carriageway gave warning that the structure was in a dangerous condition. Bluray movies 4k 3d dvd digital ma itunes prime games people forum. Sherwood written in 1930 and has been filmed three times in 1931, 1940 and 1956.
She meets one soldier who does not realise the craic and they begin to fall in love. In an extended flashback narration, it recounts the story of a dancer and an army captain who meet by chance on waterloo bridge. In the original, made in 1931, the heroine is nothing more or less than a streetwalker, patrolling londons waterloo bridge during world war i in hopes of picking up the occasional soldier. On the culpeper county side, traffic will still be able to use route 6 waterloo road and route 622 old bridge road as far east as the intersection of those two routes. Thanks to its location at a strategic bend in the river, the views from the bridge of westminster, the south bank and the. Although wellmeaning, morrisons words must have been a slap in the face to many of the workers who built waterloo bridge during the.
All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. American actress mae clarke 1910 1992 plays the prostitute. Its name commemorates the victory of the british, dutch and prussians at the battle of waterloo in 1815. Donna reed in from here to eternity 1953 and jean arthur in only angels have wings 1939 both played whores, but were called a chorus girl or a hostess instead. Waterloo bridge 1931, the first of three film versions of robert e. Media in category waterloo bridge 1931 film this category contains only the following file. Waterloo bridge lobbycard from left mae clarke douglass montgomery 1931. Waterloo bridge metrogoldwynmayer is a drastic reworking of robert sherwoods doleful drama about a love episode in blighty during world war ikeyed up to catch the overtones of world war ii, and toned down to meet the objections of censors. Given the omnipresence of the motion picture production code in 1940, the second film version of robert e. You need multiregion palntsc dvd player to view it in usacanada. With vivien leigh, robert taylor, lucile watson, virginia field. If you book with tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. The film was made by metrogoldwynmayer, directed by mervyn leroy and produced by sidney franklin and mervyn leroy. American actress mae clarke as she appears in waterloo bridge, the story of a love.143 780 1113 158 483 1394 182 414 1154 1133 1412 1345 553 387 1596 634 1105 1523 1055 270 587 226 1013 1652 793 105 310 631 586 980 874 1179 814 123 1479 8 903 483 750 635 1052 355 1330 362 71 543 1217