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Millie (1931)

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Millie Blake has a love affair that goes wrong, so Millie plays the field recklessly from that point on. When she finds out that one of the reckless players from her past has now cast his ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Helen Twelvetrees ...
Millie Blake Maitland
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Helen Riley
Robert Ames ...
Tommy Rock
James Hall ...
Jack Maitland
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Jimmy Damier
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Angie Wickerstaff
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Connie Maitland
Edmund Breese ...
Defense Attorney
Frank McHugh ...
John Holmes
Charlotte Walker ...
Mrs. Maitland
Franklin Parker ...
Spring
Charles Delaney ...
Mike
Harry Stubbs ...
Mark
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Storyline

Millie Blake has a love affair that goes wrong, so Millie plays the field recklessly from that point on. When she finds out that one of the reckless players from her past has now cast his spell on her daughter, she takes matters into her own hands and finds herself in a courtroom trying to find a better defense plea than mother-love and honor-protection. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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MAN PAYS A PRICE...WOMAN PAYS A PENALTY! (original poster - all caps) See more »

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Drama | Romance

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8 February 1931 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Equipment)

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1.20 : 1
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Trivia

Charles R. Rogers produced this as an independent film, but sold the distribution rights to RKO after he was made chief executive of RKO-Pathé in January 1931. See more »

Goofs

The beginning of the film is supposed to be set around 1914 yet the cast are wearing early-1930s fashion See more »

Quotes

Connie Maitland: It tickles my nose!
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Connections

Referenced in Consolation Marriage (1931) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Nice to Be a Geranium
(uncredited)
Written by Arthur Lange
Played on piano by Robert Ames
Sung and Danced by Frank McHugh
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Shocking for its time!
23 February 2002 | by (Corrales, NM) – See all my reviews

Pretty racy when it was released but rather tame by today's standards. Uneven production with some very good moments but more that will catch your mind wandering. If you are interested in pre-code movies, this one should be seen. Story involves a mother who gives up child and falls from grace only to be redeemed at the end. It is also a movie about a strong woman who exercised choice and refuses to live the kind of life that destined for most young women who were married at the time. Not a great film and probably only worth your time if looking for historical examples or as a classroom project.


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