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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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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11 November 1933 (USA)  »

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Der Boß ist eine schöne Frau  »

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$286,000 (estimated)
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Barbara Stanwyck was originally offered the role of Alison Drake while on tour with her husband, Frank Fay. Before Stanwyck returned to Los Angeles, Ruth Chatterton had been assigned the role. See more »

Goofs

At the 5.5 minute mark, camera equipment is visible in the car reflection. See more »

Quotes

Masseuse: You really must relax, Miss Drake.
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Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me
(1932) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Al Dubin
Sung briefly by Ferdinand Gottschalk twice
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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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