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135 Ratings

Three on a Match

Directed by Mervyn LeRoy
United States, 1932
Crime, Drama, Romance


Although Vivian Revere is seemingly the most successful of a trio of reunited schoolmates, she throws it away by descending into a life of debauchery and drugs.

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Three on a Match Directed by Mervyn LeRoy

Critics reviews

Her edgy elegance perfectly suits this bubbly yet astringent cocktail of a movie, a perfect example of pre-Code’s tendency to combine equal parts pessimism and high spirits, shake well and pour. Three on a Match, the crowning glory of Dvorak’s first year in film, begins deceptively as an ensemble piece, introducing three schoolgirls who will later meet up as adults.
August 23, 2013
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