Life Begins at Eight-Thirty


A young disabled girl spends her days trying to help her alcoholic father return to his glory days as a famous thespian, until a handsome composer comes into her life. The father finally lands the lead in King Lear, but will he lose the daughter he never fully appreciated? Starring: Monty Woolley and Ida Luping. 1942 – BW – 84 Minutes.

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Kathy lives in a cramped New York flat with her father Madden Thomas, a celebrated actor brought down by drink. Lame from an early age and feeling trapped with her father in her small world, Kathy is delighted to meet fellow tenant Robert. When Madden is offered the lead in a new King Lear and Robert lands a composing job in Hollywood, better times seem for a while to beckon.

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Weight 0.7 lbs