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Director:
Writers:
Ethel Pettit (based on the novel of the same name by)
Austin Parker (adaptation)
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Release Date:
21 May 1932 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Witty, Naughty and Gay . . a spectacular story of how the other half lives - and loves - and lies. See more »
Plot:
The ten year marriage of of Caroline Van Dyke and Greg Grannard is falling apart. A young woman, Allison... See more » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
Bette Davis is wonderful in an otherwise routine film. See more (10 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Ruth Chatterton ... Caroline Grannard

George Brent ... Julian Tierney

Bette Davis ... Malbro

John Miljan ... Greg Grannard

Adrienne Dore ... Allison Adair

John Wray ... Clark Davis

Robert Warwick ... The Doctor
Walter Walker ... Dante
Virginia Hammond ... Flo

Berton Churchill ... Judge Bradshaw (as Burton Churchill)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edith Allen ... First Gossiper in 1900 (uncredited)

Cecil Cunningham ... Woman Talking to Tierney at Party (uncredited)

Bill Elliott ... Gambling Extra (uncredited)
Eula Guy ... Miss Drake (uncredited)
Ruth Hall ... Gossiper in 1930 (uncredited)
Ethel Kenyon ... Seated Gossiper in 1900 (uncredited)
Ruth Lee ... Second Gossiper in 1920 (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ... Club Member (uncredited)
Mae Madison ... First Gossiper in 1920 (uncredited)
Sam McDaniel ... Max - Julian's Butler (uncredited)
Lee Phelps ... Club Clerk (uncredited)
Harry Stubbs ... Randall (uncredited)
Virginia Verrill ... Nightclub Singer (uncredited)

Directed by
Alfred E. Green 
 
Writing credits
Ethel Pettit (based on the novel of the same name by) (as E. Pettit)

Austin Parker (adaptation)

Produced by
Samuel Bischoff .... producer (uncredited)
Raymond Griffith .... supervising producer (uncredited)
Darryl F. Zanuck .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
W. Franke Harling (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Ernest Haller (photography)
 
Film Editing by
George Marks (edited by)
 
Art Direction by
Jack Okey 
 
Costume Design by
Orry-Kelly (gowns) (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Everett Alton Brown .... sound (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Ellis .... still photographer (uncredited)
Ellsworth Fredericks .... assistant camera (uncredited)
William Schurr .... second camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eugene Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Leo F. Forbstein .... conductor: Vitaphone Orchestra
 
Crew verified as complete


Production Companies
  • First National Pictures (as a First National Vitaphone Talking Picture) (controlled by Warner Bros. Pictures Inc.) (present)
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Runtime:
71 min
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Certification:
USA:TV-G (TV rating)

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Trivia:
Greg's stated income of $100,000 per year would be the equivalent of over $1,730,000 in 2016.See more »
Goofs:
Boom mic visible: As Caroline and Julian are leaving the restaurant, a moving shadow of the boom microphone is visible on the frame and curtain of the doorway to the elevator, upper right.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Women He's Undressed (2015)See more »
Soundtrack:
A Hot Time in the Old TownSee more »

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23 out of 27 people found the following review useful.
Bette Davis is wonderful in an otherwise routine film., 2 February 2000
Author: Macoco from Philadelphia, PA

Although the film reads as a fairly typical marriage / divorce romance film, Bette Davis stands out as a feisty third wheel to George Brent and Ruth Chatterton. She is at her most playful and spirited in the scene in Brent's apartment before he leaves for Europe. Wonderful stuff.

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