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The Lady Lies (1929)

Much to the disapproval of his snooty children, a wealthy widowed attorney takes up with a beautiful but "lower-class" woman.

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Complete credited cast:
... Robert Rossiter
... Joyce Roamer
... Charlie Tayler
Patricia Deering ... Jo Rossiter
... Bob Rossiter
... Hilda Pearson
... Ann Gardner
Duncan Penwarden ... Henry Tuttle
... Amelia Tuttle
Verna Deane ... Bernice Tuttle
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Much to the disapproval of his snooty children, a wealthy widowed attorney takes up with a beautiful but "lower-class" woman.

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21 September 1929 (USA)  »

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Mentiras de Mulher  »

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One of the earliest of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by MCA ever since. See more »

Quotes

Henry Tuttle: I'm fighting to preserve your children's home. I'm fighting against an unmoral standard. That's why Sodom and Gomorrah and the Roman Empire fell!
Robert Rossiter: Too damn bad they didn't fall on you!
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Alternate-language version of Perché no? (1930) See more »

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7 July 2017 | by See all my reviews

Watched this film because I am a big Claudette Colbert fan.She came across well enough but the script though probably fashionable for the time seems dated now. Huston was OK to a point but overacted towards the end of the film .Given a decent script we might have seen him in a better light


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