Family image matters more than anything to the Grenvilles, even when the son is shot dead by his former chorus girl wife, whom his mother despises.
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 Ann Arden Grenville (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Alice Grenville (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Billy Grenville Jr. (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Bratsie Bleeker (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Babette Van Degan (2 episodes, 1987)
Penny Fuller ...
 Cordelia Grenville Hardington (2 episodes, 1987)
Kate Harper ...
 Felicity Grenville (2 episodes, 1987)
Jana Shelden ...
 Grace Grenville (2 episodes, 1987)
Peter Eyre ...
 Basil Plante (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Sam Rosenthal (2 episodes, 1987)
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 District Attorney (2 episodes, 1987)
Toria Fuller ...
 Esme Bland (2 episodes, 1987)
Robert Sherman ...
 Billy Bob Veblen (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Duchess of Windsor (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Pianist (2 episodes, 1987)
Manning Redwood ...
 Detective Loomis (2 episodes, 1987)
Margaret Courtenay ...
 Mme. Sophia (2 episodes, 1987)
Delena Kidd ...
 Tuchy Bainbridge (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Antonella (2 episodes, 1987)
Rex Robbins ...
 Cab Driver #1 (2 episodes, 1987)
Joseph Leon ...
 Cab Driver #2 (2 episodes, 1987)
Bruce Boa ...
 Hunnicutt (2 episodes, 1987)
Ellis Dale ...
 Cahill (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Doorman (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Arturo (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Lord Kingswood (2 episodes, 1987)
Chuck Julian ...
 Bartender at El Marocco (2 episodes, 1987)
Lee Crawford ...
 Maitre D' at El Marocco (2 episodes, 1987)
Louisa Flaningam ...
 Chorus Girl #1 (2 episodes, 1987)
Pamela Sousa ...
 Chorus Girl #2 (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Jack Fisher (2 episodes, 1987)
Faith Brook ...
 Edith Brompton (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Horst Berger (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Strasser (2 episodes, 1987)
Donald Pickering ...
 Lord Frankham (2 episodes, 1987)
Don Fellows ...
 Ralph Wiggins (2 episodes, 1987)
Charlotte Mitchell ...
 Emma Adams (2 episodes, 1987)
Arthur Whitelaw ...
 Pianist (2 episodes, 1987)
Nancy Nevinson ...
 Molly (2 episodes, 1987)
Jonathan Haley ...
 Christopher (2 episodes, 1987)
Blain Fairman ...
 Dr. Sidney Skinner (2 episodes, 1987)
Helen Horton ...
 Nurse at Playhouse (2 episodes, 1987)
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 Paolo (2 episodes, 1987)
Christopher Muncke ...
 Chauffeur (2 episodes, 1987)
John Carlin ...
 Forbes (2 episodes, 1987)
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Ann, a former chorus girl marries above herself into a rich society family, but her mother-in-law regards her with great suspicion from the start. When Ann shoots her husband dead, claiming she thought he was a prowler, the older Mrs. Grenville decides to back the woman she despises, to protect the family image. Written by Anonymous

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Claudette Colbert's last film. See more »

Goofs

When Ann gets out of the cab in front of the Grenville house for the first time, she is a wearing mink coat. She takes out her compact to look at her face. When the shot switches to inside the house, the butler opens the door and Ann is standing there, with the compact in her hand, but the coat is now draped over her shoulders. See more »

Quotes

Grace Grenville: You must admit she has wonderful legs.
Cordelia Grenville Hardington: She's a showgirl, Cordelia, they all have legs like that. They have to.
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Referenced in Frasier: The Two Mrs. Cranes (1996) See more »

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Speak Low
Music by Kurt Weill
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Ann-Margret and Colbert make this a triumph!

Ann-Margret definitely deserved the Emmy nomination she received for her role in "the Two Mrs.Grenvilles" she is no less than brilliant. Colbert is just as good and the two on screen together is just the greatest thing ever! The movie itself is just as great!


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