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A West Point graduate (John Wayne) jilts his girlfriend (Laura La Plante) but runs into her later at an Army outpost.
John Wayne is a big time player who loves 'em and leaves 'em but when he refuses to propose to his long time girlfriend she gets upset and hooks up with his mentor. Shenanigans ensue and they end up getting married with him not knowing about her previous relationship with The Duke. When her husband finds out all hell breaks loose.
Clearly the phrase "don't hate the player, hate the game" originated because of this film. And since it's pre-code it's completely filthy. There's a love triangle, mentions of "making love," characters who imbibe alcohol, and so much lying! Oh, the lies! I'm glad that the Motion Picture Production Code got rid of this kind of smut.
Not that good, but littered with things you couldn't do under the Production Code. Plus, John Wayne is at the center of the whole thing.
This list is an attempt to collect as many Pre-Code movies as possible. Sources include IMDb, Wikipedia, and the members…