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Ex-Lady (1933)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  15 May 1933 (USA)
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Although free spirit Helen Bauer does not believe in marriage, she consents to marry Don, but his infidelities cause her to also take on a lover.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Helen Bauer
Gene Raymond ...
Don Peterson
Frank McHugh ...
Hugo Van Hugh
Monroe Owsley ...
Nick Malvyn
Claire Dodd ...
Iris Van Hugh
Kay Strozzi ...
Peggy Smith
Ferdinand Gottschalk ...
Mr. Herbert Smith
Alphonse Ethier ...
Mr. Adolphe Bauer - Helen's Father
Bodil Rosing ...
Mrs. Bauer - Helen's Mother
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Storyline

Commercial artist Helen Bauer believes marriage kills romance. She lives with advertising writer Don Peterson. He convinces her to marry him. He later carries on with client Peggy Smith; Helen takes up with Don's competitor Nick Malvyn. In the end, the couple agree to give marriage another chance. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Comedy | Drama

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15 May 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amante do Seu Marido  »

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$93,000 (estimated)
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In 1962, producer-director Robert Aldrich was preparing the prologue to What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) He chose a scene from Parachute Jumper (1933) and this film to document the fact that the young Jane was a flop as a movie star. See more »

Quotes

Nick Malvyn: I won't marry you.
Helen Bauer: Is that a promise?
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Written by Henry H. Tobias and Gordon Clifford
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Enjoyable little gem, worth its 70 minutes
20 March 2001 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

Good acting and a slightly snappy script keep your interest afloat for this light sex comedy about marriage and early woman's lib. Decadent 30's New York is the background for this I-was-checking-out-while-she-was-checking-in (thank you, Don Covay!) tale of wavering fidelity.


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