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What a Widow! (1930)

A young woman's elderly husband dies and leaves her $5 million. She travels to Paris and becomes part of the "Continental" set and is pursued by a rich playboy and a lawyer who works for her.

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A young woman's elderly husband dies and leaves her $5 million. She travels to Paris and becomes part of the "Continental" set and is pursued by a rich playboy and a lawyer who works for her.

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paris france | fortune | lost film | See All (3) »

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Romance | Comedy

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13 September 1930 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Che tipo di vedova!  »

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1.37 : 1
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A trailer to this film is currently stored at the Library of Congress. See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: Gloria Swanson (1961) See more »

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You're the One
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Music by Vincent Youmans
Lyrics by J. Russel Robinson and George Waggner
Sung by Gloria Swanson
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