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The Bad Sister (1931)

Marianne falls in love with a con artist who has a hidden agenda.

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Complete credited cast:
... Dr. Dick Lindley
... Marianne Madison
... Laura Madison
... Valentine Corliss
... Mr. Madison
... Mrs. Madison
... Minnie
... Sam
... Wade Trumbull
... Hedrick Madison
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Marianne falls in love with con man Valentine who uses their relation to get her father's endorsement on a money-raising scheme. He runs off with the money and Marianne, later dumping her. Her sister Laura loves Dr. Lindley although she knows he loves Marianne. Marianne returns and marries a wealthy young man, and Lindley turns his love toward Laura. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Based on Booth Tarkington's smashing story of the girl who couldn't be good. (Trade paper ad). See more »

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29 March 1931 (USA)  »

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Gambling Daughters  »

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The film originally was called What a Flirt and then Gambling Daughters before being changed to Bad Sister just prior to its theatrical release. See more »

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Version of The Flirt (1916) See more »

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not bad
18 December 2001 | by See all my reviews

Not bad at all ,but the main interest of the movie is to see Davis in her first ,and bogart in one of his firsts the story and the way it's developed is very old fashion and the characters are very simplified. the cinematic aspect is not new and the story demoded and to say the truth frankly boring


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