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The Life of Vergie Winters (1934)

Passed | | Drama | 22 June 1934 (USA)
John Shadwell, a promising politician, is married to Laura but is in love with Vergie Winters, a milliner from his home town. As Shadwell's political career blooms, gossip and rumors begin ... See full summary »

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Laura Shadwell
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Ranny Truesdale
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Hugo McQueen (as Creighton Chaney)
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Winnie Belle
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Sadie
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Barry Preston
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Mike Davey
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Ella Heenan
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Pearl Turner
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Herbert Somerby
Edward Van Sloan ...
Jim Winters
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Madame Claire
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John Shadwell, a promising politician, is married to Laura but is in love with Vergie Winters, a milliner from his home town. As Shadwell's political career blooms, gossip and rumors begin to cause Vergie to be shunned by the women of the town. Soon the two are constantly faced with the threat of exposure and scandal. Written by Snow Leopard

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Amor Proibido  »

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Trivia

Made it's New York TV debut on 30 September 1956 on WOR (channel 9). See more »

Quotes

John Shadwell: Vergie, do you think that two people who really love each other could ever say goodbye? We'll work it out somehow.
Vergie Winters: I'm thinking...
John Shadwell: Don't think. Just love me.
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For He's a Jolly Good Fellow
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Traditional
Played at the election rally
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So Idealized I Wish It Were True
29 May 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, I know this is a dated, old fashioned film, made transcendent by the always radiant Ann Harding. Would a woman today sacrifice herself the way Virgie did? I very much doubt it. But it's idealization of such sacrifice really touched me...perhaps because I know how unrealistic it is to expect such behavior today, or even then. Still. I love this film. I'd never seen it before today, March 29, 2015, thanks to who else? TCM, of course. I thought I'd seen every Ann Harding movie ever made... again, thanks to TCM...but they must have made a zillion movies during the 30s, because almost every week, new one turn up...new for me, that is. Bless you TCM...and bless you Ann Hadding, wherever you are...


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