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Writers:
Patricia Reilly (story) &
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Release Date:
12 June 1931 (USA) See more »
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Thanks to her ability and her legs, Claire McIntyre rises in the business world. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Loretta Young ... Claire 'Mac' McIntyre

Frank Albertson ... Johnny Saunders

Ricardo Cortez ... Robert J. Clayton

Joan Blondell ... Pearl
Frank Darien ... Luke C. Winters (as Frank Darion)
Dorothy Christy ... Mrs. Emery
Oscar Apfel ... Walter T. Morley
Judith Barrett ... Sarah Ellen (as Nancy Dover)
Mickey Bennett ... Joe
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Allen ... Graduate at Dance (uncredited)
Irving Bacon ... Waiter (uncredited)
Robert Gordon ... Office Boy (uncredited)

George 'Gabby' Hayes ... Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Tom Ricketts ... Old Man at Graduation Dance (uncredited)
Virginia Sale ... Sally Curtin (uncredited)
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Directed by
William A. Seiter 
 
Writing credits
Patricia Reilly (story) &
H.N. Swanson (story)

Robert Lord (screen adaptation)

Produced by
William A. Seiter .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Sol Polito 
 
Film Editing by
Peter Fritch  (as Pete Fritch)
 
Art Direction by
Jack Okey 
 
Costume Design by
Earl Luick 
Edward Stevenson (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Leo F. Forbstein .... conductor
Herbert Taylor .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
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75 min
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Did You Know?

Quotes:
Robert Clayton:How do you feel?
Claire 'Mac' McIntyre:Good and low. Low enough to put on a plug hat and walk right under a duck.
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Featured in Complicated Women (2003) (TV)See more »
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Lady, Play Your MandolinSee more »

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11 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Yeah, OK, 2 July 2002
Author: plaidpotato from United States

It's no great classic. Assembly line Hollywood stuff, about the same quality as Erin Brockovich, circa 1931. But it's worth watching, especially if you're already into pre-code-era stuff, or if you're interested in feminist themes in cinema, or if you're awake at 3 AM and it's on cable. An honest and accurate film, it gets the male-female dynamic just about right, for 1931, 2002, or whenever. Loretta Young was casual and charming and perfect for the role. 6.5/10, rounded down to 6/10.

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