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Evelyn Prentice
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Director:
Writers:
Lenore J. Coffee (screen play)
W.E. Woodward (from the book by)
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Release Date:
9 November 1934 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
The neglected wife of a high profile attorney dallies with a unscrupulous womanizer and finds herself involved in blackmail and murder. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
Great 1934 Film to Enjoy See more (23 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

William Powell ... John Prentice

Myrna Loy ... Evelyn Prentice
Una Merkel ... Amy Drexel

Rosalind Russell ... Mrs. Harrison

Isabel Jewell ... Judith Wilson
Harvey Stephens ... Lawrence Kennard
Edward Brophy ... Delaney
Henry Wadsworth ... Chester Wylie
Cora Sue Collins ... Dorothy Prentice
Frank Conroy ... Dist. Atty. Farley
Jessie Ralph ... Mrs. Blake
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mariska Aldrich ... Prison Matron #1 (uncredited)
Stanley Andrews ... Judge (uncredited)
Herman Bing ... Klein - Antiques Dealer (uncredited)
Georgia Caine ... Mrs. Newton - Party Guest (uncredited)
Sam Flint ... Dr. Lyons (uncredited)

Billy Gilbert ... Barney - Cafe Owner (uncredited)
Sherry Hall ... Court Clerk (uncredited)
Howard C. Hickman ... Mr. Whitlock - Party Guest (uncredited)
Samuel S. Hinds ... Mr. Newton - Party Guest (uncredited)
John Hyams ... Mr. Humphries - Party Guest (uncredited)
Perry Ivins ... Dr. Gillette (uncredited)
Joe Keaton ... Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Isabelle Keith ... Miss Meade - Prentice's Secretary (uncredited)
Crauford Kent ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Robert Livingston ... Reporter (uncredited)
James T. Mack ... Albert - Butler (uncredited)
Wilbur Mack ... Reporter #1 (uncredited)
Mary MacLaren ... Courtroom Spectator (uncredited)
Sam McDaniel ... Porter (uncredited)
Francis McDonald ... Charles - Chauffeur (uncredited)
J.P. McGowan ... Detective Mack Clark (uncredited)
Jack Mulhall ... Gregory (uncredited)
Pat O'Malley ... Detective Pat Thompson (uncredited)
Garry Owen ... Reporter #2 (uncredited)
Milton Owen ... Waiter (uncredited)
Bob Perry ... Juror (uncredited)
Ruth Renick ... Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Matty Roubert ... Offscreen Newsboy (voice) (uncredited)
Larry Steers ... Dining Patron (uncredited)
Billy Sullivan ... Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Phil Tead ... Reporter #3 (uncredited)
David Thursby ... Juror (uncredited)
Richard Tucker ... Mr. Dillingham - Party Guest (uncredited)
Clarence Wilson ... Public Defender (uncredited)

Directed by
William K. Howard 
 
Writing credits
Lenore J. Coffee (screen play)

W.E. Woodward (from the book by)

Howard Emmett Rogers  adaptation (uncredited)

Produced by
John W. Considine Jr. .... producer
 
Original Music by
R.H. Bassett (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Charles G. Clarke (photographed by)
 
Film Editing by
Frank E. Hull (film editor) (as Frank Hull)
 
Art Direction by
Cedric Gibbons 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Horace Hough .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
A. Arnold Gillespie .... associate art director (as Arnold Gillespie)
Edwin B. Willis .... associate art director
 
Sound Department
Douglas Shearer .... recording director
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dolly Tree .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Oscar Radin .... musical score
William Axt .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Herbert Stothart .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
79 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Certification:
USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #379)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Film debut of Rosalind Russell.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When John is discussing the clues of the case in their living room, Evelyn puts her fists up to her cheeks. In the next angle, they are by her sides.See more »
Quotes:
Mrs. Blake:Does your husband beat you?
Evelyn Prentice:No, I wish he did. He'd have to be home to do it.
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Soundtrack:
Lullaby (Wiegenlied)See more »

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7 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Great 1934 Film to Enjoy, 16 January 2008
Author: whpratt1 from United States

This is a great 1934 film which had a great deal of mystery and entertainment right to the very end of the film. John Prentice, (William Powell), played the role as a very famous lawyer who was always busy with plenty of his clients and his wife was, Evelyn Prentice, (Myrna Loy). Evelyn Prentice had a small daughter and the family was very happy, but John was constantly busy all the time and Evelyn is approached by a man who seems to charm her and tempt her into some sort of a relationship with him. At the same time, John defended a very rich client and was able to free her from any judgments in a car accident and this client showered John with all kinds of affection and wanted to have an affair with him. There is a murder which occurs and turns this film completely around and takes the story in another direction. Please don't miss this film, it is just plain great to view and enjoy with great acting by Myrna Loy and William Powell.

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