No Depression

Bruce Goldstein’s splendid Depression series, Breadlines and Champagne, continues at Film Forum on Monday, Feb. 9, with King Vidor’s Our Daily Bread (1934), starring Karen Morley, Tom Keene, John Qualen, Barbara Pepper, Addison Richards and Harry Holman, at 7:30 only; and Hamilton MacFadden’s Stand Up and Cheer (1934,) with Warner Baxter, Madge Evans, James Dunn, Sylvia Froos, John Boles, Shirley Temple, Ralph Morgan, Aunt Jemima, Mitchell & Durant, Nick (Dick) Foran, Nigel Bruce and Stepin Fetchit, at 6 and 9.

Showing on Tuesday, Feb. 10, is Roy Del Ruth’s Employee’s Entrance (1933), with Warren William, Loretta Young, Wallace Ford, Alice White and Allen Jenkins, at 1, 4:35 and 6:10; and Skyscraper Souls (1932), with Warren William, Maureen O’Sullivan, Gregory Ratoff, Anita Page, Verree Teasdale, Jean Hersholt, Wallace Ford, Hedda Hopper, Helen Coburn and Ed Brophy, at 2:35, 6:10 and 9:45.

Frank Capra’s Platinum Blonde (1931) screens on Wednesday, Feb. 11; it stars Robert Williams, Loretta Young, Jean Harlow, Louise Closser Hale, Donald Dillaway and Walter Catlett, and plays at 2:40, 6:05 and 9:30. Elliott Nugent’s Three-Cornered Moon (1933), with Claudette Colbert, Mary Boland, Richard Arlen, Wallace Ford, Lyda Roberti, Tom Brown and Hardie Albright, plays that day, too, at 1, 4:40 and 7.

In a special Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration on Thursday, Feb. 12, John Ford’s Young Mr. Lincoln (1939), with Henry Fonda, Alice Brady, Marjorie Weaver, Arleen Whelan, Eddie Collins, Richard Cromwell, Donald Meek, Eddie Quillan and Spencer Charters, will show at 1, 4:35 and 6; Anthony Mann’s The Tall Target (1951), with Dick Powell, Adolphe Menjou, Paula Raymond, Marshall Thompson, Ruby Dee, Richard Rober, Will Geer and Florence Bates, screens at 3, 6:30 and 10.

William Wellman’s Heroes for Sale (1933) screens on Friday, Feb. 13; it stars Richard Barthelmess, Loretta Young, Aline MacMahon, Robert Barrat, Grant Mitchell, Douglass Dumbrille, Charles Grapewin and Ward Bond. Showtimes are 1:30, 4:40 and 7:50. Finally, William Wellman’s Wild Boys of the Road (1933), with Frankie Darro, Rochelle Hudson, Edwin Phillips, Arthur Hohl and Dorothy Coonan, shows that day, too, at 3:15, 6:25 and 9:30.

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