Cinema: The New Pictures: Mar. 20, 1939

Love Affair (RKO Radio). Leo Mc-Carey, who directed this picture, is one of Los Angeles' few major contributions to the cinema industry's personnel. Son of a sports promoter named Thomas ("Uncle Tom") McCarey, he went to U. S. C., studied law, played on the rugby team. After college, Leo McCarey tried work in a San Francisco law office, quit to tour the Orpheum circuit as a boxer, did pick-&-shovel work in Montana mines, returned to Hollywood, where a chance meeting with Director Tod Browning got him into the cinema industry. That was in 1918....

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