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Dishonored Lady (1947)

Approved  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  16 May 1947 (USA)
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Madeleine Damien is the fashion editor of a slick Manhattan magazine by day and a lively party girl by night. Unfortunately, the pressures of her job, including kowtowing to a hefty ... See full summary »

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Madeleine Damien is the fashion editor of a slick Manhattan magazine by day and a lively party girl by night. Unfortunately, the pressures of her job, including kowtowing to a hefty advertiser, and her bad luck with men are driving her to a breakdown. She seeks the help of a psychiatrist, and under his orders, quits her job and moves into a smaller flat under a new identity. She becomes interested in painting and a handsome neighbor. He soon finds out about her past when an ex-suitor implicates her in a murder. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Unbridled passion . . . scandal . . . murder!

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(1930). Stage Play: Dishonored Lady. Drama. Written by Margaret Ayer Barnes and Edward Sheldon. Directed by Guthrie McClintic. Empire Theatre: 4 Feb 1930- May 1930 (closing date unknown/127 performances). Cast: Fortunio Bonanova (as "Jose Moreno"), Katharine Cornell (as "Madeleine Cary"), Brenda Dahlen, Jimmy Daniels, Ruth Fallows, Paul Harvey (as "Lawrence Brennan"), Francis Lister, Edwin Morse, Lewis A. Sealy, Harvey Stephens, Fred Tiden [credited as Fred L. Tiden] (final Broadway role). Produced by Gilbert Miller and Guthrie McClintic. Note: Filmed by Hunt Stromberg Productions [distributed by United Artists] as Dishonored Lady (1947). See more »

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"I didn't commit this murder!"
6 March 2006 | by (Derby, England) – See all my reviews

I've just seen Dishonored Lady for the first time and quite enjoyed it.

A fashion editor of a magazine has a breakdown after she crashes her car. She is taken in by a psychiatrist and when she has recovered, heads to New York where stays in an apartment block and has a new identity too. She falls in love with a scientist and also a millionaire. This millionaire is then murdered and she gets the blame for it, even though she didn't do it. Can she clear her name in court?

The cast includes Hedy Lamarr, Dennis O'Keefe and John Lodar. With the Wicked Witch of the West herself, Margaret Hamilton as a landlady.

Dishonored Lady is worth checking out. Enjoyable.

Rating: 3 stars out of 5.


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