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A Lost Lady (1934)

Approved  |   |  Drama  |  29 September 1934 (USA)
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Two days before Marian and Ned are to be married, he is killed by the husband of a woman he was seeing on the side. Marian becomes withdrawn and they send her to the Canadian Rockies for ... See full summary »

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Director: George Marshall
Stars: Wallace Beery, Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles
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Ellinger
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Neil
Phillip Reed ...
Ned
Hobart Cavanaugh ...
Robert
Henry Kolker ...
John Ormsby
Rafaela Ottiano ...
Rosa
Edward McWade ...
Simpson
Walter Walker ...
Judge Hardy
Samuel S. Hinds ...
Jim Sloane (as Samuel Hinds)
Willie Fung ...
Forrester's Cook
Jameson Thomas ...
Lord Verrington
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Two days before Marian and Ned are to be married, he is killed by the husband of a woman he was seeing on the side. Marian becomes withdrawn and they send her to the Canadian Rockies for rest. While on a walk, she accidentally falls off a ledge and twists her ankle. She is found and rescued by Dan Forrester and his dog Sandy. He visits Marian every day even though she is still bitter. When it is time to go, he asks her to marry him and she accepts even though she will never love again. Back home in Chicago, Dan dotes on Marian and even builds a house in the country for his 'perfect wife'. Everything is going well until Marian meets a brash young transport owner named Frank. She rejects his advances, but he persists. When Dan leaves on business, Frank entertains her every day and Marian realizes that she may find love again after all. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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29 September 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Mulher que Eu Achei  »

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(1922) (uncredited)
Music by Fred Fisher
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Mediocre melodrama with great star Stanwyck
24 October 2002 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

A very good cast is well directed, but this film is practically hobbled by a pedantic, bowlderized script. The story concerns Stanwyck as a society dame whose fiance is shot by an angry husband on the eve of their wedding. Stanwyck is sent to the country to recover her spirits, and there attempts suicide (although the film actually shows her SLIPPING off the edge of the cliff) and is rescued by a gentlemanly older man (Morgan), whom she subsequently marries. Her affair with Cortez (who often seems to fill this undesirable role) consumes much of the rest of the film. Unconvincing conclusion adds to the mire that this film got stuck in.


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