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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Maggie lives with two men (Skid and Harry), and it isnít shown as a moral problem.

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%% * GettingCrapPastTheRadar: Maggie lives with two men (Skid GettingCrapPastThe Radar: Due to overwhelming and Harry), and it isnít shown as a moral problem.persistent misuse, GCPTR is on-page examples only until 01 June 2021. If you are reading this in the future, please check the trope page to make sure your example fits the current definition.


* YourCheatingHeart: Skid cheats on Maggie with Anita.


In Panama, former soldier Skid Johnson ([=MacMurray=]) and Maggie King (Lombard) meet and decide to live together merely out of convenience. During her stay, Maggie finds out that Skid is an incredible trumpet player, so she gets him a nightclub job to showcase his skills. Eventually, they fall in love and become a successful act. In this dingy club, a NYC music promoter spots Skid and offers him a job back in the States. Maggie pushes Skid to accept the job alongside bluesy singer, Anita Alvarez (Dorothy Lamour), so he goes and promises to send money to bring Maggie back to America. However, the day never comes; Skid becomes famous and distracted, making promises he never keeps.

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In Panama, former soldier Skid Johnson ([=MacMurray=]) and Maggie King (Lombard) meet and decide to live together merely out of convenience. During her stay, Maggie finds out that Skid is an incredible trumpet player, so she gets him a nightclub job to showcase his skills. Eventually, they fall in love and become a successful act. In this dingy club, a an NYC music promoter spots Skid and offers him a job back in the States. Maggie pushes Skid to accept the job alongside bluesy singer, Anita Alvarez (Dorothy Lamour), so he goes and promises to send money to bring Maggie back to America. However, the day never comes; Skid becomes famous and distracted, making promises he never keeps.


''Swing High, Swing Low'' (1937) is a romantic drama starring Creator/CaroleLombard and Fred [=MacMurray=], the third pairing between the two stars. It was directed by Creator/MitchellLeisen and is based on the Broadway play, ''Burlesque''.

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''Swing High, Swing Low'' (1937) is a romantic drama starring Creator/CaroleLombard and Fred [=MacMurray=], Creator/FredMacMurray, the third pairing between the two stars. It was directed by Creator/MitchellLeisen and is based on the Broadway play, ''Burlesque''.


''Swing High, Swing Low'' (1937) is a romantic drama starring Creator/CaroleLombard and Fred [=MacMurray=], the third pairing between the two stars. It was directed by Mitchell Leisen and is based on the Broadway play, ''Burlesque''.

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''Swing High, Swing Low'' (1937) is a romantic drama starring Creator/CaroleLombard and Fred [=MacMurray=], the third pairing between the two stars. It was directed by Mitchell Leisen Creator/MitchellLeisen and is based on the Broadway play, ''Burlesque''.


None of Maggie's letters get proper replies, so she borrows money and flies over and finds out that Skid has been cheating on her with Anita. Heartbroken, she files for divorce and moves on. This comes out of left field for Skid, so he descends into despair and neglects his talent, leaving Maggie with the choice to either help Skid recover or marry someone else.

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None of Maggie's letters get proper replies, so she borrows money and flies over and finds to find out that Skid has been cheating on her with Anita. Heartbroken, she files for divorce and moves on. This comes out of left field for Skid, so he descends into despair and neglects his talent, leaving Maggie with the choice to either help Skid recover or marry someone else.


* RelationshipSabotage: Anita shreds Maggie's telegram, so Skid won't know that Maggie has written him to tell him she's coming to New York. She also actively makes sure that he never sends the flight money over to Maggie; she encourages him to gamble his money away.

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* RelationshipSabotage: Anita shreds Maggie's telegram, so Skid won't know that Maggie has written him to tell him she's about coming to New York. She also actively makes sure that he never sends the flight money over to Maggie; she encourages him to gamble his money away.


* InnocentCohabition: Maggie just lives with Harry and Skid out of convenience.

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* InnocentCohabition: InnocentCohabitation: Maggie just lives with Harry and Skid out of convenience.

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* RelationshipSabotage: Anita shreds Maggie's telegram, so Skid won't know that Maggie has written him to tell him she's coming to New York. She also actively makes sure that he never sends the flight money over to Maggie; she encourages him to gamble his money away.

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* InnocentCohabition: Maggie just lives with Harry and Skid out of convenience.

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* SpiritualSuccessor:
** Creator/MartinScorsese's ''Film/NewYorkNewYork'' was inspired by this film for his film about a volatile relationship between a couple, where the romance and the artistic calling clash against each other.
** Damien Chazelle's ''Film/LaLaLand'' which is a successor to both Leisen and Scorsese.


In Panama, former soldier Skid Johnson ([=MacMurray=]) and Maggie King (Lombard) meet and decide to live together merely out of convenience. During her stay, Maggie finds out that Skid is an incredible trumpet player, so she gets him a nightclub job to showcase his skills. Eventually, they fall in love and become a successful act in this dingy club. A NYC promoter spots Skid and offers him a job back in the states which Skid is relunctant to take. Maggie pushes Skid to accept the job alongside bluesy singer, Anita Alvarez (Dorothy Lamour), so he goes and promises to send money to bring Maggie over. However, the day never comes; Skid becomes famous and distracted.

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In Panama, former soldier Skid Johnson ([=MacMurray=]) and Maggie King (Lombard) meet and decide to live together merely out of convenience. During her stay, Maggie finds out that Skid is an incredible trumpet player, so she gets him a nightclub job to showcase his skills. Eventually, they fall in love and become a successful act in act. In this dingy club. A club, a NYC music promoter spots Skid and offers him a job back in the states which Skid is relunctant to take. States. Maggie pushes Skid to accept the job alongside bluesy singer, Anita Alvarez (Dorothy Lamour), so he goes and promises to send money to bring Maggie over. back to America. However, the day never comes; Skid becomes famous and distracted.
distracted, making promises he never keeps.


In Panama, former soldier Skid Johnson ([=MacMurray=]) and Maggie King (Lombard) meet and decide to live together merely out of convenience. During her stay, Maggie finds out that Skid is an incredible trumpet player and gets him a nightclub job to showcase his skills. Eventually, they fall in love and become a successful act in this dingy club. Consequently, a NYC promoter spots Skid, so Maggie pushes Skid to accept the job alongside bluesy singer, Anita Alvarez (Dorothy Lamour). Skid reluctantly goes and promises to send money to bring Maggie over. However, the day never comes; Skid becomes famous and distracted.

Knowing that something is wrong, Maggie borrows some money and flies over to find out that Skid has been cheating on her. Heartbroken, she files for divorce and moves on. This comes out of left field for Skid, so he descends into despair and neglects his talent. This leaves Maggie with the choice to either help Skid recover or marry someone else.

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In Panama, former soldier Skid Johnson ([=MacMurray=]) and Maggie King (Lombard) meet and decide to live together merely out of convenience. During her stay, Maggie finds out that Skid is an incredible trumpet player and player, so she gets him a nightclub job to showcase his skills. Eventually, they fall in love and become a successful act in this dingy club. Consequently, a A NYC promoter spots Skid, so Skid and offers him a job back in the states which Skid is relunctant to take. Maggie pushes Skid to accept the job alongside bluesy singer, Anita Alvarez (Dorothy Lamour). Skid reluctantly Lamour), so he goes and promises to send money to bring Maggie over. However, the day never comes; Skid becomes famous and distracted.

Knowing that something is wrong, Maggie None of Maggie's letters get proper replies, so she borrows some money and flies over to find and finds out that Skid has been cheating on her.her with Anita. Heartbroken, she files for divorce and moves on. This comes out of left field for Skid, so he descends into despair and neglects his talent. This leaves talent, leaving Maggie with the choice to either help Skid recover or marry someone else.


Knowing that something is wrong, Maggie borrows some money and flies over to find out that Skid has been cheating on her. Heartbroken, she files for divorce and moves on. This comes out of left field for Skid, so he descends into despair and neglects his talen. This leaves Maggie with the choice to either help Skid recover or marry someone else.

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Knowing that something is wrong, Maggie borrows some money and flies over to find out that Skid has been cheating on her. Heartbroken, she files for divorce and moves on. This comes out of left field for Skid, so he descends into despair and neglects his talen.talent. This leaves Maggie with the choice to either help Skid recover or marry someone else.


''Swing High, Swing Low'' (1937) is romantic drama starring Creator/CaroleLombard and Fred [=MacMurray=], the third pairing between the two stars. It was directed by Mitchell Leisen and is based on the Broadway play, ''Burlesque''.

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''Swing High, Swing Low'' (1937) is a romantic drama starring Creator/CaroleLombard and Fred [=MacMurray=], the third pairing between the two stars. It was directed by Mitchell Leisen and is based on the Broadway play, ''Burlesque''.

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