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She Married Her Boss (1935)

A super-efficient secretary at a department store falls for and marries her boss, but finds out that taking care of him at home (and especially his spoiled-brat daughter) is a lot different from taking care of him at work.

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Complete credited cast:
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Julia Scott
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Richard Barclay
Michael Bartlett ...
Leonard 'Lennie' Rogers
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Franklin
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Martha Pryor
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Gertrude Barclay
Edith Fellows ...
Annabel Barclay
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Parsons
Grace Hayle ...
Agnes Mayo (as Grace Hale)
Charles Arnt ...
Victor Jessup
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Harrison Greene ...
Undetermined Minor Role (scenes deleted)
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Undetermined Minor Role (scenes deleted)
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A super-efficient secretary at a department store falls for and marries her boss, but finds out that taking care of him at home (and especially his spoiled-brat daughter) is a lot different from taking care of him at work.

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Grand in her Greatest!

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19 September 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Akinek nem szabad szeretni  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Prints now carry the modernized Columbia logo and 1938 re-release opening and closing credits. See more »

Quotes

Julia Scott: This is Grandma Scott. She knitted the Dred Scott decision on a piece of old burlap.
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Home Sweet Home
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Music by H.R. Bishop
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Claudette Colbert Shines in this Columbia Classic
9 October 2003 | by (Ottawa) – See all my reviews

"She Married Her Boss" is a forgotten but alluring Columbia classic, directed by Gregory La Cava, a modest auteur with a flair for upbeat improvisation and delicate touch. La Cava's unassuming touch is less fully evident in this small heartwarming romantic comedy than the director's superior pictures like "Stage Door", "My Man Godfrey", and "Primrose Path".

But "She Married Her Boss" features highly resourceful Claudette Colbert as the competent department store secretary Julia that falls for her boss Richard Barclay (Melvyn Douglas); it also has an unintentionally funny, almost surreal moment involving a department store window and mannequins. As it turns out the film is all Colbert's -- and another reminder what a lovely, divine comedienne Ms. Colbert was. The supporting cast, all wonderful, includes

"She Married Her Boss" is the sort of cuddly classic that works best if you watch it with someone you love or care about.


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