When Prohibition ends, the mobsters move into the "protection" racket. Those who do not pay are knocked off. Small town reporter Ruth wants a job at the big city paper, but the editor will ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screen play), (from the story by)
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Before Dawn (1933)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Sinister forces compete to find the million dollars in gold hidden by recently deceased gangster Joe Valerie in his family's old dark house 15 years earlier,

Director: Irving Pichel
Stars: Stuart Erwin, Dorothy Wilson, Warner Oland
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Charlie discovers a scheme for the theft of government radar plans while investigating several murders.

Director: Phil Rosen
Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Ben Carter
Step by Step (1946)
Drama | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Johnny, an ex-Marine, and Evelyn, a chance acquaintance, find themselves caught up in a plot involving Nazi spies in California.

Director: Phil Rosen
Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Anne Jeffreys, Lowell Gilmore
Blackmail (1939)
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

John Ingram, successful oil-field firefighter, is really a chain-gang escapee. Someone out of his past finds him...

Director: H.C. Potter
Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Hussey, Gene Lockhart
San Quentin (1946)
Certificate: Passed Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Television viewer seeing this for the first time: Gee whiz, it's in black-and-white and was made in the 40's and is about crime and...Eureka!...another "noir" film is discovered. How about ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas
Stars: Lawrence Tierney, Marian Carr, Barton MacLane
Certificate: Passed Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A charming bailiff's assistant poses as a young woman's butler until she can pay her debts.

Director: Sam Wood
Stars: Robert Montgomery, Charlotte Greenwood, Irene Purcell
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

New York girl has a dull boyfriend and seems destined for a dull marriage when she meets a rich playboy who has money to burn and places to go. She gets involved with the playboy and never ... See full summary »

Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Stars: Alice White, Chester Morris, William Bakewell
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Edwin L. Marin
Stars: Stuart Erwin, Robert Armstrong, Betty Furness
Scarlet River (1933)
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Unable to find open range near Hollywood, western actor Tom Baxter and his troop head to Judy Blake's ranch to shoot their film. Tom soon learns her foreman has been rustling and poisoning ... See full summary »

Director: Otto Brower
Stars: Tom Keene, Dorothy Wilson, Lon Chaney Jr.
Certificate: Passed Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A judge hands four wayward boys to a college football coach who turns them into backfield stars.

Director: Russell Mack
Stars: Robert Young, Stuart Erwin, Leo Carrillo
The Longhorn (1951)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Remade in 1956 as Canyon River starring George Montgomery, this film has Wyoming rancher Jim Kirk (Bill Elliott) deciding to cross-breed his Texas longhorns with Herefords to develop what ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis D. Collins
Stars: Bill Elliott, Myron Healey, Phyllis Coates
Pacific Liner (1939)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

The S. S. Arcturus sails from Shanghai to San Francisco, and Dr. Jim Craig takes the post of ship's physician in order to be near Ann Grayson, the ship's nurse. Chief Engineer 'Crusher" ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers
Stars: Victor McLaglen, Chester Morris, Wendy Barrie
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Matt Casey
Paul Kelly ...
Florence Rice ...
Ruth Nolan
Margaret Irving ...
Frances Blaine
Cy Kendall ...
Inspector Matson
John Harrington ...
Gleason
Harold Huber ...
Pete the Pusher
Kitty McHugh ...
Della Murty
Raymond Hatton ...
Joe Murty
Edit

Storyline

When Prohibition ends, the mobsters move into the "protection" racket. Those who do not pay are knocked off. Small town reporter Ruth wants a job at the big city paper, but the editor will not hire her. So she looks for a story and sees the murder of Liquor Board Commissioner Eldridge. After she gets the job, she gets the picture of the killer who knocks off Murty, the driver who knocked over Eldridge. Ruth is in the thick of the investigation and one step ahead of Casey. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

mobster | blackmail | See All (2) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 July 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Truques de Eva  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Casey: Well, Ruth's no gentleman!
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
From Prohibition to Protection
9 May 2014 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Prohibition may be over but the city's racketeers are still terrorizing liquor dealers with a protection racket. When eager would be reporter Florence Rice is a witness to the murder of a state liquor board inspector that other reporters have written up as an automobile accident she gets her job at Paul Kelly's newspaper in Women Are Trouble.

The trouble they can be is that Rice becomes a romantic football tossed between Kelly and reporter Stu Erwin. That relationship is taken right from The Front Page.

Woman Are Trouble is an interesting product from MGM's B picture unit and stealing the show is Kitty McHugh the feisty wife then widow of murder suspect Raymond Hatton. I wish we saw a lot more of her in this film, she really steals it.

This is an amusing film, glad I got see it this morning.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Women Are Trouble (1936) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?