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Martin Burton ...
Walter
Luis Alberni ...
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Mary, a writer working on a novel about a love triangle, is attracted to her publisher. Her suitor Jimmy is determined to break them up; he introduces Mary to the publisher's wife without telling Mary who she is. Written by Diana Hamilton <hamilton@gl.umbc.edu>

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Comedy | Romance

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23 June 1933 (USA)  »

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Strange Skirts  »

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Trivia

Cedric Gibbons was nominated for the Art Direction Academy Award for this picture, and also for When Ladies Meet (1941). See more »

Goofs

In the garden at Bridget's home, Mary is next to a small statuette that holds a wreath and stands on a simple pedestal. In the next scene, the statuette's relationship to Mary has changed, the wreath is missing, and the pedestal more complex. In the third scene, the statuette has reverted to that in the first scene. See more »

Quotes

Bridget Drake: I tell you this is an awfully hard age for a good woman to live in - I mean a woman who wants to have any fun. The old instincts of right and wrong merely hold you back. You're neither one thing nor the other. You're neither happy and bad, nor good and contented. You're just discontentedly decent.
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Connections

Version of When Ladies Meet (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

I Love But Thee (Jeg elsker Dig!)
(1864) (uncredited)
Music by Edvard Grieg
Lyrics by Hans Christian Andersen
English Lyricist unknown
Sung in English by Myrna Loy and Ann Harding with Harding at piano
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"When Ladies Meet" was a blast to watch
5 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie on TCM about a week ago, I had a blast. Ann Harding and Myrna Loy was excellent in this movie. Ann Harding may have stolen the show because she had the stronger role, I guess she was a bigger star than Myrna Loy at the time. Myrna Loy did a superb job with the role she was given by her MGM bosses. I never saw Myrna Loy cried in movie before, so she cried in this movie I was take aback, I said "Man she is good", she was very believable. I won't spoil it for you, but if you can get a copy, buy it. I am looking for one myself. Robert Montgomery proved to me that he is a fine comedian and a fine actor, because he more than held his own with the likes Ann Harding and Myrna Loy, but the stars of this movie are Ann Harding and Myrna Loy. This Movie is a Classic, I can't stop watching it.


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