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The Lady in Question (1940)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  7 August 1940 (USA)
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A juror in a murder trial takes pity on the recently acquitted dependent and invites her to move into his family's home and his son soon falls in love with her.



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Complete credited cast:
Andre Morestan
Natalie Roguin
Pierre Morestan
Michele Morestan
George Coulouris ...
Defense Attorney
Lloyd Corrigan ...
Prosecuting Attorney
Francois Morestan
Edward Norris ...
Robert LaCoste
Curt Bois ...
Henri Lurette
Sumner Getchell ...
Fat Boy
Nicholas Bela ...
Nicholas Farkas


A juror in a murder trial takes pity on the recently acquitted dependent and invites her to move into his family's home and his son soon falls in love with her.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance


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Release Date:

7 August 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gribouille  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Enjoyable Funny Classic Film
21 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Greatly enjoyed this film which is full of drama and plenty of laughs along with a great cast of new stars who would become very famous and successful on the Silver Screen in Hollywood for many years. Charles Vidor produced this film and that is living proof this is a great 1940 extra special film. Brian Aheme, (Andre Moestan) is a bicycle shop owner who desperately wants to become a juror in a court case and gets himself deeply involved with the trial of Natalie Roguin played by Rita Hayworth and Andre Moestan feels great compassion for Natalie and manages to sway the jury into setting her free. Andre gives her a job in his bicycle shop and lets her live with his family above the shop. Glenn Ford plays the role as Pierre Moestan, the son of Andre and he falls madly in love with Natalie. Evelyn Keyes, (Francois Morestan) gave a great supporting role as the daughter of Andre Moestan who wants to get married in the worst way and is simply boy crazy about all men and full of the devil. It is great seeing such great super stars so very young and just starting out in their Hollywood careers. Enjoy this film. I must also mention that Evelyn Keys had just given a great performance in "Gone With The Wind", 1939 and played a great role in this film and went on to become a great Pin Up Girl for our Fighting Troops during World War II.

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