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Ladies Should Listen (1934)

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The switchboard operator in an apartment building falls in love with a businessman who lives in the building, whom she has gotten to know only over the phone. When she discovers that the ... See full summary »

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Julian De Lussac
Frances Drake ...
Anna Mirelle
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Paul Vernet
Rosita Moreno ...
Marguerite Cintos
George Barbier ...
Joseph Flamberg
Nydia Westman ...
Susie Flamberg
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Henri, the porter
Charles Arnt ...
Albert, the manservant
Rafael Storm ...
Ramon Cintos (as Rafael Corio)
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Adele (as Clara Lou Sheridan)
Henrietta Burnside ...
Operator
Joseph North ...
Butler (as Joe North)
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The switchboard operator in an apartment building falls in love with a businessman who lives in the building, whom she has gotten to know only over the phone. When she discovers that the man's current girlfriend is actually part of a scheme to swindle him out of some mineral rights he owns, she devises a plot to save him and expose the con artists. Written by Anonymous

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Atención señoras  »

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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Parisian Playboy meets Switchboard Operator

Julian de Lussac, an investor with an expiring option in Chilean mineral rights, is frolicking about with any and every beautiful woman in Paris. Unknown to Julian his current amore, Marguerite, is the scheming wife of a dangerous, scheming investor. Both are contriving to part Julian and his mineral option.

The woman who brings him to his senses is the switchboard operator of his apartment building, Anna. Anna knows every detail of Julian's many affairs and has fallen in love with him via listening in on his phone conversations. She knows why each love affair occurred and why each ended. She also knows from her connections with other operators, just what Marguerite and her husband are up to.

Julian is flattered by Anna's adoration, but in no way returns it. From the time that Anna's secret love is out in the open, Anna wages war against the evil couple who are trying to dupe Julian. Her weapon: the switchboard.

A man with the morals of an alley cat just needs the right woman to show him the path to true love.


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