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Ladies They Talk About (1933)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Romance | 4 February 1933 (USA)
Attractive Nan, member of a bank-robbery gang, goes to prison thanks to evangelist Dave Slade...who loves her.

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Nan
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David Slade (as Preston S. Foster)
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Don
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Susie
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Linda
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Aunt Maggie
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Noonan
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Lefty
Robert McWade ...
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Gun moll Nan Taylor, caught after an otherwise successful bank robbery, falls for radio crusader David Slade and confides her guilt to him. Much to her surprise, he turns her in. As a "new fish" at San Quentin, Nan fits right in, but won't see Slade, who still loves her. Then she learns that her former partners in crime, Don and Dutch, are on the other side of the wall in the men's section...and have an escape plan. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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4 February 1933 (USA)  »

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Women in Prison  »

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Trivia

Bernhard Kaun composed original music for the trailer. See more »

Goofs

While she waits for her co-conspirators to break through the wall in her cell, Nan is shown starting the gramophone twice. See more »

Quotes

David Slade: In eight consecutive bank robbers we've had only one arrest - a girl!
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Soundtracks

St. Louis Blues
(1914) (uncredited)
Written by W.C. Handy
Played during the opening credits and at the end
Sung offscreen by Etta Moten in a prison sequence
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Early pre-code drama from Barbara Stanwyck
4 September 2000 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

In the beginning of her career, Barbara Stanwyck was in many films that are now available from MGM/UA Home Video as Forbidden Hollywood, Pre-Code dramas. This move is a foolish, little drama of lady bank-robber Stanwyck sent to a woman's penitentiary. The cast is great, but the story is too far-fetched.


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