Girl Loves Boy

Girl Loves Boy is a 1937 American drama film directed by W. Duncan Mansfield and written by W. Duncan Mansfield and Carroll Graham. The film stars Eric Linden, Cecilia Parker, Roger Imhof, Dorothy Peterson, Pedro de Cordoba and Bernadene Hayes. The film was released on March 27, 1937, by Grand National Films Inc..[1][2][3]

Girl Loves Boy
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byW. Duncan Mansfield
Screenplay byW. Duncan Mansfield
Carroll Graham
Story byKarl Brown
Hinton Smith
Produced byB. F. Zeidman
StarringEric Linden
Cecilia Parker
Roger Imhof
Dorothy Peterson
Pedro de Cordoba
Bernadene Hayes
CinematographyEdward Snyder
Edited byEdward Schroeder
B. F. Ziedman Film
Distributed byGrand National Films Inc.
Release date
  • March 27, 1937 (1937-03-27)
Running time
77 minutes
CountryUnited States


Robert, a millionaire's son comes home after getting kicked out of college, married to Sally, a woman Robert's father suspects is a gold digger. After a brief conversation, Sally proves him right when she accepts Charles offer of money to annul the marriage to his son and leave town. One day at the local market Robert runs into his childhood friend Dorothy, there is an instant attraction to each other but Dorothy turns him down when Robert asks out. Returning to the store, Robert runs into his father who insists Robert get a job. Working at the market, Robert and Dorothy get to know each other again and he invites Dorothy and her family to a family dinner. Charles, who happens to like the McCarthy family is pleased. So pleased that he arranges for Dorothy to play for his own house guest, the famous pianist Signor Luigi Montefiori.

Montefiori is so impressed that he decides to take on Dorothy as a student. While studying and practicing Robert and Sally fall more in love. Charles is not happy when he realizes this because he believes his son is not serious. Robert moves out of the family home and tells his father that he will prove how much Dorothy really means to him. One day Sally's little sister Penny sneaks out the house on a winter night to the market only to become very ill. Everyone worries and prays that she gets better soon. Robert wants to do something special for Dorothy so he uses inheritance that his mother left him to arrange a concert for Dorothy.

Just as everything is coming together, Robert's former wife or you can say current wife comes back to town with her lawyer and inform Robert that they are still married and if he wants a divorce he'll have to give her half of his inheritance. When Robert meets with them later he tells Sally that he no longer have the money because he used it to give a concert. Not believing him, Sally and her lawyer go to the concert hall to talk to Robert's father and try to blackmail him as well. Robert and a Detective come in and inform them that Sally and her lawyer are con artist and married to each other. Dorothy comes back stage after playing terribly and learns of everything. Both are free to be together now.



  1. ^ "Girl Loves Boy (1937) - Overview". Retrieved 2019-04-19.
  2. ^ Hal Erickson. "Girl Loves Boy (1937) - Duncan Mansfield". AllMovie. Retrieved 2019-04-19.
  3. ^ "Girl Loves Boy". Retrieved 2019-04-19.

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