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The First Hundred Years

1938 1h 13m Comedy Drama List
Reviews Lynn (Virginia Bruce) works for a successful theatrical agent (Warren William) in New York City, effectively the breadwinner in her marriage to David (Robert Montgomery). But, when David lands a job in charge of building boats in a shipyard in New Bedford, Mass., he wants Lynn to give up her career and be supported by him in a small town. She refuses, and the couple splits. Soon, the flirtatious Claudia (Binnie Barnes) starts going for David. But then Lynn becomes unsure of her choice. Read More Read Less

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Meyer Levin (Patterson Murphy) Esquire Magazine Some fresh indirect touches and a slew of fairly bright performances by such reliable folk as Robert Young..very realistic. Apr 17, 2020 Full Review Ann Ross Maclean's Magazine That familiar problem - a woman's marriage vs. her career - gets another thorough workout in The First Hundred Years. Oct 11, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Lynn (Virginia Bruce) works for a successful theatrical agent (Warren William) in New York City, effectively the breadwinner in her marriage to David (Robert Montgomery). But, when David lands a job in charge of building boats in a shipyard in New Bedford, Mass., he wants Lynn to give up her career and be supported by him in a small town. She refuses, and the couple splits. Soon, the flirtatious Claudia (Binnie Barnes) starts going for David. But then Lynn becomes unsure of her choice.
Director
Richard Thorpe
Producer
Norman Krasna
Genre
Comedy, Drama
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 13m