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His Private Secretary (1933)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  10 June 1933 (USA)
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Dick Wallace wants to marry a minister's grand-daughter but his father, who wants him to get work on his company's business, is opposed. She takes a job with the company to prove she's okay.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Evalyn Knapp ...
Marion Hall
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Reginald Barlow ...
Mr. Wallace
Alec B. Francis ...
Rev. Hall
Arthur Hoyt ...
Little
Natalie Kingston ...
Polly
Patrick Cunning ...
Van, Polly's Brother
Al St. John ...
Garage Owner Tom
Hugh Kidder ...
Jenkins, the Butler
Mickey Rentschler ...
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Dick Wallace wants to marry a minister's grand-daughter but his father, who wants him to get work on his company's business, is opposed. She takes a job with the company to prove she's okay.

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10 June 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Seine persönliche Sekretärin  »

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When Dick and Marion first meet at the gas station she is by the rear left fender of his car, talking to the attendant on the other side, yet when Dick adjusts the rear view mirror we see Marion's full face instead of a left profile. Then Marion turns her back on the mirror, but when Dick adjusts it downward, we see the front of Marion's feet and legs instead of the back. Only when the camera backs off does Marion turn around and face Dick and the mirror. See more »

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standard and predictable but nicely done
27 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Nice old movie tho it feels a bit short. My only complaint was not with the movie but the DVD I rented via Netflix. Westlake Enterainment's 2007 DVD shows little if any care was taken for improving the quality of movie during transfer to DVD. The transfer was horrible even considering the age of the film it should have been handled much better and cleaned up both visually and sonically. At times the faces seem almost like glaring white ghosts on screen. Scratches and obvious film damage abound as well.

John Wayne out of his boots and six gun was nice to see and he did well here playing the male romantic lead. Seems odd to see the Duke in a movie without gunfights and horse chases. If you want to see Wayne in a better romantic comedy tho I still suggest you watch "The Quiet Man" instead.


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