MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 106,001 this week

The Warrior's Husband (1933)

 -  Comedy  -  28 April 1933 (USA)
7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 13 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 224 titles
created 27 Sep 2012
 
list image
a list of 237 titles
created 27 Mar 2013
 
list image
a list of 14 titles
created 20 May 2013
 
a list of 6727 titles
created 03 Dec 2013
 
a list of 429 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Warrior's Husband (1933)

The Warrior's Husband (1933) on IMDb 7.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Warrior's Husband.

User Polls

Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Antiope
David Manners ...
Ernest Truex ...
Sapiens
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lionel Belmore ...
Homer
Claudia Coleman ...
Heroica
Maude Eburne ...
Buria
Ferdinand Gottschalk ...
Sapiens Sr.
Catherine Hayes ...
Woman
Marjorie Rambeau ...
Hippolyta
Tiny Sandford ...
Hercules
Helen Ware ...
Pomposia
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 April 1933 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El marido de la amazona  »

Box Office

Budget:

$393,701 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The Warrior's Husband (1932) Comedy (revival). Written by Julian Thompson. Incidental music by Richard Malaby. Directed by Burk Symon. Morosco Theatre: 11 Mar 1932- May 1932 (closing date unknown/63 performances). Cast: Eve Bailey, Paula Bauersmith, Don Beddoe (as "Homer"), Bertha Belmore, Arthur Bowyer, Arthur Brady, Romney Brent (as "Sapiens"), Thaddeus Clancy, Rose Dresser, Barbara Dugan, Theodosia Dusanne, Harriet Eells, Jerry Feagin, Helene Fontaine, Agnes George, Dorothy Fowler Gillam, Porter Hall, Nancy Hamilton, Katharine Hepburn (as "Antiope"), Edna Holland, Colin-Keith Johnston, Walter Levin, Randolph Leyman, Irby Marshall (as "Hippolyta"), Frances Newbaker, Al Ochs (as "Hercules"), Avalon Plummer, Rita Rheinfrank, Nina Romano, Miriam Schiller, Theodore St. John, Mary Stuart, Dorothy Walters, Clara Waring, Jane Wheatley. Produced by Harry Moses. See more »

Soundtracks

Amazon Blues
Music by Arthur Lange
Lyrics by Val Burton and Will Jason
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
An irreverent glance at the Theseus/Amazon Greek myth
2 June 1999 | by (Jacksonville, Oregon) – See all my reviews

"The Warrior's Husband" as a broadway play was an early and successful vehicle for Katharine Hepburn. Alas, when she went to Hollywood soon after she did not appear in the film version. Instead we got Elissa Landi. Alas, also, this film appears to be lost. It is not listed in any film database except IMDB and has not appeared on TV or video cassette to my knowledge. I saw it as a 12 year old and remember it as very funny. Only later did I come to realize that it was a very irreverent and satirical look at a number of topics under the guise of retelling the Theseus/Amazon legend. There was something to offend almost any bluenose of 1933, including homosexuality, militarism, male egotism, family values, or you name it. Probably this was the reason for its disappearance, for it reached the screen just before the Production Code began to be rigidly enforced. The plot involves Antiope, sister to Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons, and Theseus, who arrives in Amazon country, apparently wife seeking, only to get an arrow in his shield. In the course of his courting we get a view of Amazon life as girlish looking men lodge complaints against brawny lady warriors for sexual harassment, and so on. In literature based on the Greek myths, Antiope and Hippolyta are often confused. In the generally accepted version, Theseus took Antiope back to Athens as his queen, but Shakespeare in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" has Hippolyta as the lucky lady. It is certainly a pity that this very amusing satirical movie appears to have been utterly lost.


11 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Any one seen this and where can you find it? jgar6-1
Discuss The Warrior's Husband (1933) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?