The Purchase Price (1932)
Movie InfoBarbara Stanwyck, displayed in all her pre-Code glory, once again plays "damaged goods" in Warner Bros.' The Purchase Price. Hard-boiled nightclub singer Joan Gordon (Stanwyck) gets fed up being the kept woman of her married boss, bootlegger Ed Fields (Lyle Talbot). Fleeing New York City, she ends up in North Dakota as the mail-order bride of wheat farmer Jim Gilson (George Brent). ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
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This movie is both cute and realistic at times. It's a pretty good movie, and Stanwyck gives a good performance, but the rest of the cast is just okay, this movie could have been better, I think, but it's still pretty good.More
Frank pre-code drama about seen it all dance hall gal who becomes mail order bride to a rough farmer and through many hardships forges a happy life with him.More
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