Belle of the Nineties (1934) - Rotten Tomatoes

Belle of the Nineties (1934)

Belle of the Nineties





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In this film, Mae West is cast as cabaret entertainer Ruby Carter, plying her trade along the Mississippi. Having no trouble surviving on her own terms in a man's world, Ruby fends off the unwarranted attentions of a steady stream of libidinous males, reserving her affections for a muscular boxer.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Western, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Mae West
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 10, 2000
Paramount Pictures


Mae West
as Ruby Carter
Roger Pryor
as Tiger Kid
Johnny Mack Brown
as Brooks Claybourne
John Miljan
as Ace Lamont
Katherine DeMille
as Molly Brant
Libby Taylor
as Jasmine
Warren Hymer
as St. Louis Fighter
Benny Baker
as Blackie
Tyler Brooke
as Comedian
Sam McDaniel
as Brother Eben
Tom Herbert
as Gilbert
Frederick Burton
as Col. Claybourne
Augusta Anderson
as Mrs. Claybourne
Sam Flint
as Fire Chief
Ben Baker
as Blackie
George Walsh
as Leading Man
Eddie Borden
as Comedian
Fuzzy Knight
as Comedian
Kay Deslys
as Beef Trust Chorus Gi...
Frank Rice
as Best Man
Gene Austin
as Crooner
Walter Walker
as New Orleans Admirer
Mike Mazurki
as New Orleans Audience...
Edward Hearn
as Croupier
Jim Pierce
as Admirer
Ben Baker
as Blackie
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Critic Reviews for Belle of the Nineties

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

...a hopelessly forgettable effort that seems to have been assembled around a series of admittedly strong one-liners (ie the story is generic to an almost absurd degree).

Full Review… | January 25, 2016
Reel Film Reviews

Disappointing Mae West vehicle that lacks wit and a good story.

Full Review… | July 7, 2014
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's fast, fun and funny -- and the best-looking movie Mae West ever made, having the shimmery luster you only saw in Paramount movies.

Full Review… | August 17, 2011
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Audience Reviews for Belle of the Nineties

Watered down content (due to extensive censorship) from West's earlier hits, but still very entertaining; Mae sings "My Old Flame."

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