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Personal Maid's Secret (1935)

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A maid helps her employers climb the social ladder and has a secretive interest in one particular socialite.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Joan
Warren Hull ...
Jimmy
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Diana
Ruth Donnelly ...
Lizzie
Arthur Treacher ...
Owen
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Kent Fletcher
Henry O'Neill ...
Mr. Wilton Palmer
Ronnie Cosby ...
Bobby Smith
Bill Elliott ...
Warren Sherrill (as Gordon Elliott)
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Storyline

Lizzie is a maid hired by an insurance salesman's wife and her family. Used to working for an upscale family, she makes suggestions which slowly increase their social standing and his business. But she has a secret interest in one particular socialite who gets involved with the family and a married man. Written by Arthur Hausner <genart@volcano.net>

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Convulsingly Confided to You! (original ad)

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

26 October 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Living Up to Lizzie  »

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1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Mrs. Palmer: I have a little boy about your age. Would you like to come and play with him someday?
Bobby Smith: Is he colored?
Mrs. Joan Smith: We had a colored servant once, and Bobby's enormously interested in the race.
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Coney Island
(1935)(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
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1938 comedy showing NYC street scenes and life with upper middle class couple on the way up
27 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love this movie! The opening music is up tempo and very 30's. There are great character actors and the scenes of Park Avenue and double decker buses are wonderful. Another reviewer said the story was a stretch because the couples' first apartment was not so nice and if they lived there how could they afford a maid. I think that the story is believable because the furniture was correct for the time and their status and the fact that they had so many rooms - living room, dining room, at least 3 bedrooms, kitchen and maid's quarters - definitely put them in a class that could have supported a maid and the salary mentioned. If you enjoy looking at the architecture, furnishings, etc this is a real period piece. I am just old enough to remember some of those buildings on Park Avenue and it is a good glimpse of old NY.

The actors are a treat too. The casting seems perfect to me. Even the young boy does a good job.

It is a very upbeat story so just sit back and enjoy it as the audiences of the time must have. Goodness prevails and the maid's secret is safely in the happiest of endings.


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