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Wise Girl (1937)

Approved  |   |  Comedy  |  31 December 1937 (USA)
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Snooty heiress decides to track down her dead sister's kids, who are living a Bohemian life with their uncle in Greenwich Village. Once she finds them, she discovers that the Bohemian life ... See full summary »

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Susan Fletcher
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John O'Halloran
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Karl
Henry Stephenson ...
Mr. Fletcher
Alec Craig ...
Dermont O'Neil
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams ...
Mike (as Guinn Williams)
Betty Philson ...
Joan
Marianna Strelby ...
Katie
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Mrs. Bell-Rivington
Jean De Briac ...
George (as Jean de Briac)
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Prince Michael
Rafael Storm ...
Prince Ivan
Gregory Gaye ...
Prince Leopold
Richard Lane ...
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Tom Kennedy ...
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Snooty heiress decides to track down her dead sister's kids, who are living a Bohemian life with their uncle in Greenwich Village. Once she finds them, she discovers that the Bohemian life is fun and free of the constraints her country-club life places on her. But she decides to take the uncle to court anyway to free him from the kids so he can paint. Written by Ed Lorusso

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31 December 1937 (USA)  »

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'n Listige vrouw  »

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In Feb. 1938, this film was being shown on a double bill with Penitentiary (1938). See more »

Quotes

Susan 'Susie' Fletcher: I don't think I'd look very Bohemian in these clothes.
John O'Halloran: Why don't you take them off?
Susan 'Susie' Fletcher: I'm not that Bohemian!
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Ray Milland and Mariam Hopkins in a comedy masterpiece!
3 January 2001 | by (St. George, Utah) – See all my reviews

Witty, high-energy comedy with a script to die for. You'll meet more memorable characters than you can possibly remember. Ray Milland is a charming artist and free spirit who lives in Greenwich Village, taking care of his dead brother's two young daughters. Their rich, beautiful, snobbish aunt (Mariam Hopkins) goes to the Village incognito to win the little girls' affection and steal them away from Milland so they can be raised by her rich daddy. The dialogue is incredibly good, the performances are Oscar-quality, and the plot is filled with more convolutions than Einstein's gray matter. `Wise Girl' should be considered one of the great comedy classics of all time


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