The World Changes (1933)


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The World Changes is an American film drama first released on 25th November 1933, directed by Mervyn LeRoy. Cinematography was by Tony Gaudio. It is based on a story by Sheridan Gibney and stars Paul Muni, Aline MacMahon, Mary Astor, Donald Cook and Jean Muir.   It is a First National Pictures production, produced by Robert Lord and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. Location filming was in Warner Brothers Ranch, Verdugo Ave. and Pass Avenue, Burbank, California, USA.   The film was released with the tagline: "HUMAN! TOUCHING! DYNAMIC!"   It is a black and white film and runs to 1 hour and 31 minutes.  

Our overall rating for The World Changes is: good - passable entertainment.

Other memorable films that have been directed by Mervyn LeRoy include: Show Girl in Hollywood (1930), Gentleman's Fate (1931), Blossoms in the Dust (1941) and No Time for Sergeants (1958). The actor Paul Muni has also appeared in: Seven Faces (1929), Black Fury (1935), The Good Earth (1937) and Stage Door Canteen (1943).

Other drama films of the 1930s from USA that are recommended viewing include: D.W. Griffith's Abraham Lincoln (1930), Frank Capra's The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1933), James Whale's Frankenstein (1931), Gregory Ratoff's Intermezzo (1939) and Henry King's Jesse James (1939).

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The director Mervyn LeRoy also worked with the actor Aline MacMahon on the films The Heart of New York (1932), Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) and Heat Lightning (1934).

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