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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Complete credited cast:
Garry Madison
Charlie Lang
Claire Dodd ...
Sheila Aiken
Robert Barrat ...
Mike Lee
Arthur Vinton ...
Phillip Reed ...
Philip Faversham ...
Don Carroway
Robert Elliott ...
Ferdinand Gottschalk ...
Cornelius - Lawyer
Willard Robertson ...
District Attorney
Huey White ...
Mealy - Bodyguard


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 <>

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31 March 1934 (USA)  »

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Bordet fanger  »

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Young Stanwyck is a Gambling Lady
7 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Pat O'Brien, and C. Aubrey Smith star in "Gambling Lady," a 1934 film directed by Archie Mayo. Stanwyck plays "Lady" Lee, the daughter of Mike Lee, who runs the only honest gambling joint in town. The rest are owned by a syndicate. After Mike kills himself, Lady Lee gets a job with the syndicate, but she will only play honestly. She turns out to be quite the card shark.

Lady attracts a wealthy man, Garry Madison (McCrea) and the two marry. But jealousy enters the picture when Sheila Aiken (Claire Dodd) shows up and tries to get Garry away from Lady.

Nice film, on the short side, with good performances from Stanwyck, McCrea, O'Brien as Lady's friend, and C. Aubrey Smith as Garry's father. Stanwyck is very young here, with the edge and toughness that will make her one of the great stars. McCrea is as handsome and likable as ever.

Recommended for the performances.

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