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C. Fields, George Burns, and Gracie Allen; King Kong, directed by Ernest Schoedsack and starring Fay Wray and Bruce Cabot; Little Women, directed by George Cukor and starring Katharine Hepburn and Joan Bennett; Man's Castle, directed by Frank Borzage and starring Spencer Tracy and Loretta Young; Penthouse, directed by W. S. Van Dyke and starring Warner Baxter and Myrna Loy; Queen Christina, directed by Rouben Mamoulian and starring Greta Garbo and John Gilbert; She Done Him Wrong, directed by Lowell Sherman and starring Cary Grant and Mae West (as Diamond Lil, who speaks the line "Come up and see me sometime"); Sons of the Desert, directed by William A.

Few areas suffered as greatly as the South during the Depression. John Crowe Ransom, Robert Penn Warren, Donald Davidson, and Allen Tate were members of the Agrarians, a group of southerners who argued that modern urban life was destroying the traditions and vitality of the agriculturally based South. New Orleans-born Lillian Hellman explored southern decay in her play The Little Foxes (1939). Faulkner's novels of the South, set in the imaginary Mississippi county of Yoknapatawpha, combined an obsession with history and tradition with a striking modernist style.

20 Feb. "Having a Wonderful Time," by Austrian American playwright Arthur Kober, premieres at New York's Lyceum Theater. 14 Apr. Songs such as "My Funny Valentine" and "The Lady Is a Tramp," by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, are showcased in Babes in Arms, which premieres at New York's Shubert Theater. 19 May John Murray and Allen Boretz's Room Service, starring Sam Levine, Eddie Albert, and Betty Field, opens at New York's Cort Theater and runs for five hundred performances. 20 June Walter Piston's Concertino is premiered in a CBS radio broadcast from New York.

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