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Gambling Lady (1934)

TV-PG | | Drama | 31 March 1934 (USA)
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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Garry Madison: You'd do anything, wouldn't you, to save your...
Lady Lee: Don't say that!
Garry Madison: Well, he was, wasn't he?
Lady Lee: Figure it out for yourself. And I won't be here while you're making up your mind.
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Flying Ace
(1927) (uncredited)
Music by J.S. Zamecnik
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gamble on this lady.
8 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a movie, I would have given this a seven, but because Stanwyck is the star, I upped the ante.

That gambling term is appropriate since that is the theme of this movie which will command your attention from beginning to end.

Long time co-star Joel McCrae (this was their first time together) is excellent as the main man in her life.

Will they get together? Sure, it's in the cards.

So - nothing spectacular about this movie, but nothing wrong with it either. The lady from Brooklyn makes it extra-worthwhile.

Other plus-es include the always reliable Pat O'Brien and the always delightful Sir C. Aubrey Smith. What a character --- actor.


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