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Employees' Entrance (1933)

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A working girl is menaced by her tyrannical employer.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Warren William ...
Kurt Anderson
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Madeline
Wallace Ford ...
Martin West
...
Polly
Hale Hamilton ...
Monroe
Albert Gran ...
Ross
Marjorie Gateson ...
Mrs. Hickox
Ruth Donnelly ...
Miss Hall
...
Garfinkle
Charles Sellon ...
Higgins
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frank McGlynn Sr. ...
The Editor (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

Kurt Anderson is the tyrannical manager of a New York department store in financial straits. He thinks nothing of firing an employee of more than 20 years or of toying with the affections of every woman he meets. One such victim is Madeline, a beautiful young woman in need of a job. Anderson hires her as a salesgirl, but not before the two spend the night together. Madeline is ashamed, especially after she falls for Martin West, a rising young star at the store. Her biggest fear is that Martin finds out the truth about her "career move." Written by <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Drama | Romance

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11 February 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Guerra bianca  »

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$188,000 (estimated)
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Quotes

Kurt Anderson: There's no room for sympathy or softness - my code is smash or be smashed!
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Soundtracks

I Kiss Your Hand, Madame
(1928) (uncredited)
Music by Ralph Erwin
Played during balloon scene
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One of the best of the pre-code era
1 January 2003 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

A very watchable pre-code film - not so only it's risque elements but for acting (particularly Warren William), plot, comedy and fast pace. One of my favorites of the era.

It's very interesting how Warren William - who treats women like objects, tries to break up a budding romance (by seducing and sleeping with Loretta Young, not once but twice!!), indirectly leads to a employees' suicide, etc

  • manages to "win" in the end. For the most part, the is the "bad guy"


in the story...although he has a few redeeming characteristics.

It's worth owning the video.


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