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Female (1933)

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Alison Drake, the tough-minded executive of an automobile factory, succeeds in the man's world of business until she meets an independent design engineer.

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Cast

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George Brent ...
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Harriet
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Cooper
Ruth Donnelly ...
Miss Frothingham
Ferdinand Gottschalk ...
Pettigrew
Phillip Reed ...
Freddie Claybourne
Gavin Gordon ...
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Kenneth Thomson ...
Red
Huey White ...
Puggy
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George Mumford (as Douglas Dumbrille)
Spencer Charters ...
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Storyline

Alison is owner and successful manager of an automobile factory. She also has a good relation to her employees - especially the male ones, which she is known to invite to her bed for some time and then dump quickly. Only the inventor Jim Thorne refuses her offers - will she fire or marry him? Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

11 November 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Der Boß ist eine schöne Frau  »

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Budget:

$286,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The pool is the same one that can be seen in the musical number "By a Waterfall" from the Warner Bros. production "Footlight Parade", also released 1933. In this film, the scenes there are photographed with a different camera angle and while reusing the song "Shanghai Lil" from that other film. See more »

Goofs

Approx 4 minutes in: (While Alison is talking with Harrier Brown) The placement of the crane, and the puffs of dark smoke outside the window change abruptly; it is obvious that the filming was not done in a continuous take. See more »

Quotes

Della, Alison's Maid: Lemon or cream, Madame?
Harriet Brown: Cream and two sugars, please.
Alison Drake: Cream and two sugars? My, you're a reckless woman! No wonder you look so happy.
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Connections

References Picture Snatcher (1933) See more »

Soundtracks

Old Man Sunshine (Little Boy Bluebird)
(1928) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Played as background music during the hamburger scene
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Female President of an Automobile Company!
14 May 2003 | by (Pittsburgh, PA) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful movie! The Art Deco sets are great - especially Miss Drake's house. (High up in the entry hall there is a balcony with a live organist!). Here are some facts: The assembly line for the "Drake" automobile is actually footage of the assembly line for the 1932 Plymouth. That beautiful town car she travels in is a Cord L-29 (as it pulls away listen to that beautiful whine of the front-wheel-drive transmission). George Brent drive a 1929 Packard. (Guess my obsession!)


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