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The Lady Objects (1938)

Approved | | Drama, Music, Romance | 12 October 1938 (USA)
Ann Adams and William Hayward get married and she has a secretary's job in a law office, while finishing her schooling, and she soon makes junior partner and is just a brilliant lawyer. ... See full summary »

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Lanny Ross ...
William Hayward
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June Lane
Roy Benson ...
George Martin
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Mr. Harper
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Ken Harper
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Charles Clarke
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Baker
Jan Buckingham ...
Mrs. Harper
Bess Flowers ...
Miriam Harper
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Miss Hollins
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Ann Adams and William Hayward get married and she has a secretary's job in a law office, while finishing her schooling, and she soon makes junior partner and is just a brilliant lawyer. Meanwhile, hubby has a mechanized draftsman job and and acts like a mechanical person...except when he sings. He gets fed up with Ann turning their home into a bar-associate club where all the lawyers argue cases out of court, and he drops out and drops in at a nightclub and gets a job as a singer, and makes more money than when he was draftsman in an architect's office....and begins to imply that Ann should now be content with being a housewife, and Ann is having none of that. Later, she and her lawyer friends drop in at the club where William is singing, and she sees William getting vamped by one of the girl entertainers, gets sore and walks out..after insulting William. And..so they part and William gets an apartment and then a girl is found dead in his apartment, having accidentally strangled ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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What To Do WHEN THE LADY OBJECTS...TAKE HER TO SEE THE AMAZING, HEART-SEARCHING STORY OF THE BRILLIANT FEMALE MOUTHPIECE...(original poster) See more »

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Drama | Music | Romance

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12 October 1938 (USA)  »

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Vidas opuestas  »

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Connections

Remake of Ann Carver's Profession (1933) See more »

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A Mist Is Over the Moon
Music by Ben Oakland
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sung by Lanny Ross
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Mis-matched careers cause marriage struggle.
12 September 2015 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Ann Adams Hayward(Gloria Stuart)marries her sweetheart William Hayward(Lanny Ross). The former college football star struggles being an architect, while Ann's career escalates from secretary to criminal justice lawyer. The two separate and William begins making extra money as a night club singer. When he is wrongly accused of murder, Ann bails him out of jail and defends him in court.

Some powerful music in this drama like "A Mist Over the Moon", "When You Are In The Room", "Sky High" and "Naughty, Naughty".

Erle C. Kenton directs. Other players include: Joan Marsh, Robert Paige, Roy Benson, Arthur Loft, Jan Buckingham and Pierre Watkins.


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