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A beautiful woman lands a job at an exclusive salon that deals with the wives of wealthy businessmen. Her contact with these men leads to a series of affairs.

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Letty Lawson
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Mrs. Henrietta Sherwood
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Mr. Sherwood
Una Merkel ...
Carol Merrick
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Mrs. Merrick
Phillips Holmes ...
Burt Barton
Edward J. Nugent ...
Bill Merrick (as Eddie Nugent)
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Madame Sonia Barton
Florine McKinney ...
Jane
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Hortense (as Isobel Jewell)
Louise Carter ...
Mrs. Lawson
John Roche ...
Robert Abbott
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Freddy Gordon (as Charles Grapewin)
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A beautiful woman lands a job at an exclusive salon that deals with the wives of wealthy businessmen. Her contact with these men leads to a series of affairs.

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Glorifying three beauty experts...working girls by day...working men by night...who chose three different paths to romance! See more »

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Drama | Romance

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1 September 1933 (USA)  »

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Bondage of Fear  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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[Regarding Burt, who has run out on his pregnant lover, but is the apple of his mother's eye]
Carol Merrick: Oh, well - maternal pride. I bet even a baby skunk smells like a rosebud to its mother.
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Otto Kruger played a Prince Charming
10 December 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It was very surprising to see Otto Kruger (Mr. Sherwood),"Hitler's Children",'43, looking handsome and finding himself falling deeply in love with a woman and still being married. Otto Kruger play many hateful roles as cruel Nazi's SS officers during the WW II years and was a crook in every picture he appeared in during the 1930's and 40's. The women and men in this picture all seem to fall in love with married couples and we even witness a young gal who is pregnant and decides to kill herself by jumping out a window. Madge Evans (Letty) decided to get married to a man who laughed at his own jokes and then got COLD FEET ! Carol sure made a good choice in running away and finding her prince charming along with a fantastic colonial mansion ! Very Classic and enjoyable film to view, it seems like it was produced in 2003!


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