Cinema: The New Pictures: Jun. 24, 1935

No More Ladies (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer) shows Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery and Franchot Tone, a variety of white chromium modernistic interiors, a welter of cynical badinage over cocktails and cigarets, the complications of rich idle adultery. It is a pleasant, witty time-waster.

Joan Crawford's big-boned, over-dieted frame, breezing in & out of clothes, has the appeal of cold turkey. Her laborious refinement and sincerity are expertly relieved by the acidities of Edna May Oliver. The plot: Robert Montgomery, non-marrying lady-killer, is talked into marrying Joan Crawford. Because he cannot stop lady-killing, Joan piously makes him...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!