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Ex-Lady (1933)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama | 15 May 1933 (USA)
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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Helen Bauer
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Don Peterson
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Hugo Van Hugh
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Nick Malvyn
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Iris Van Hugh
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Peggy Smith
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Mr. Herbert Smith
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Mr. Adolphe Bauer - Helen's Father
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Mrs. Bauer - Helen's Mother
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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)  »

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$93,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

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: Why is it I do all right with every girl but you, and peversely ypu're just the one I want?
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Referenced in Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star (2002) See more »

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I Got Myself in Bad (Being Too Good to You)
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Music by Sammy Fain
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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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