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Gambling Lady (1934)

TV-PG  |   |  Drama  |  31 March 1934 (USA)
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Lady Lee, gambler's daughter, plies her trade while pondering the proposal of a social-register suitor.

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A businesslike syndicate runs all the gambling joints in town; least profitable is honest Mike Lee's. Under pressure to allow cheating, Mike "walks out," leaving tough-minded daughter Lady Lee to earn a living the only way she knows. She soon becomes a success gambling among the rich, but, falling out with the syndicate, she considers the marriage proposal of blueblood Garry Madison. Can such a match work despite snobbery and old associations? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Bordet fanger  »

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Charlie Lang: Hello, Lady! Would I love a chance to say no to you and would I be lyin'.
Lady Lee: How'd you make out down South?
Charlie Lang: Oh, I cleaned up in Ole Mexico. I took their whips and their pants and their sashes. By the way, here's a hundred bucks I owe you.
Lady Lee: It was only fifty!
Charlie Lang: Alright, I'm a sucker. Take it. Forget about it.
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Stanwyck Shines In Slick Soap
22 July 2002 | by (Forest Ranch, CA) – See all my reviews

A high-minded GAMBLING LADY runs into trouble when she becomes connected with a society family.

Breezy & entertaining, this was the sort of film which Warner Brothers created with such ease. Blessed with good acting & fine production values, these pictures were generally guaranteed to be crowd pleasers.

As always, Barbara Stanwyck is utterly fascinating to watch. Not only talented & lovely, Stanwyck's great forte was her utter believability in any role she undertook. Here, she looks perfectly natural with a deck of cards in her hand, playing & dealing. Her authenticity is matched by the passion which she displayed with every performance.

Her leading men are two of the best: rich boy Joel McCrea & genial crook Pat O'Brien - both do well by their roles. Given equal billing, the viewer is left guessing for quite a while which one will finish the film in Stanwyck's arms.

Excellent support is given by marvelous old Sir C. Aubrey Smith as a kindly gentleman who befriends Stanwyck, Arthur Vinton as the head of a notorious Gambling Syndicate & eccentric little Ferdinand Gottschalk as Sir Aubrey's lawyer.

Movie mavens will recognize Willie Fung as a member of the Syndicate, and Arthur Treacher & Louise Beavers as Sir Aubrey's butler & cook - all uncredited.


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