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Week-End Marriage (1932)

TV-G | | Comedy | 18 June 1932 (USA)
An out-of-work husband (Norman Foster) resents his wife (Loretta Young) being the breadwinner in the family.

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Lola Davis Hayes
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Ken Hayes
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An out-of-work husband (Norman Foster) resents his wife (Loretta Young) being the breadwinner in the family.

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Weekend Lives  »

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A surviving film in the Library of Congress. See more »

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Lola calls to tell Ken she won't be home for dinner. He leaves the apartment, throwing his apron out in the hallway. When Lola comes home, she finds the apron on the living room floor, and the light in the kitchen turned off, but Ken apparently didn't come home again before she did, and couldn't have done either. See more »

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Doctor: Haven't you brought enough unhappiness to your husband without jeopardizing his life?
Lola Davis: I...?!?
Doctor: Let me give you a little advice. One way or another, a man will find a woman to look out for him not only when he's sick but when he's well. That's something you so-called "modern girls" never seem to count on. You talk about freedom, because you think it's something men have and cherish. But they don't. They hate it. They get along best when they're *not* free. It's human nature, that's all. They need...
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References Blessed Event (1932) See more »

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(1835) (uncredited)
From "Lucia di Lammermoor"
Music by Gaetano Donizetti
Played at the outdoor concert
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Pre-Code Young
28 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Weekend Marriage (1932)

** (out of 4)

After their marriage, Loretta Young and her husband find troubles when she starts making more money than him. He didn't want her to work at all and now he begins to feel like the wife. Here's another early moral tale that's pretty slow moving throughout, although the leads offer good performances. This story was pretty normal for the Pre-Code years at Warner and I often wondered if they just used the same screenplay from previous films and changed them up a bit. Young is as beautiful as ever but she's done better films.


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