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Lilly Turner (1933)

Unrated  |   |  Drama  |  13 May 1933 (USA)
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A carnival magician deserts his wife when he finds out she's pregnant. She then marries the carnival's barker, but finds herself attracted to a young engineer.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Lilly 'Queenie' Turner Dixon
George Brent ...
Bob Chandler
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David 'Dave' Dixon
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Doc Peter McGill
Robert Barrat ...
Fritz 'Heinie'
Ruth Donnelly ...
Edna Yokum
Marjorie Gateson ...
Mrs. Bessie 'Ma' McGill
Gordon Westcott ...
Rex Durkee
Arthur Vinton ...
Sam Waxman
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Dr. Hawley
Margaret Seddon ...
Mrs. Turner
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Hazel
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Hobart Cavanaugh ...
Earle (scenes deleted)
Ethel Wales ...
Mrs. Flint (scenes deleted)
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A carnival magician deserts his wife when he finds out she's pregnant. She then marries the carnival's barker, but finds herself attracted to a young engineer.

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13 May 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Os Amores de Lily  »

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The original Brpadway production opened at the Morasco Theater in New York on 19 September 1932 and ran for 24 performances. See more »

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The Wedding March
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From "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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Great William Wellman Film
13 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film deals mainly with a woman named Lilly Turner, (Ruth Chatterton) who is involved with a carnival magician who deserts her because she is pregnant and then marries the carnival barker who is a drunk. Lilly becomes very interested in a young attractive engineer named Bob Chandler, (George Brent) who falls head over his heels in love with Lilly and has no idea just what her secret past has been and in some ways keeps him in the dark. Bob Chandler is hired as a strong man and lifts some 300 pounds as a performer because he has not found his break in his professional career as an engineer. Ruth Chatterton and George Brent gave an outstanding performance in this great William Wellman film, don't miss this film.


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