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Ladies' Man (1931)

Passed | | Drama | 9 May 1931 (USA)
A society gigolo goes after a rich mother and her daughter, but tries to find true happiness with his girlfriend, who is neither rich nor in "society."

Director:

Lothar Mendes

Writers:

Rupert Hughes (novel), Herman J. Mankiewicz (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
William Powell ... Jamie Darricott
Kay Francis ... Norma Page
Carole Lombard ... Rachel Fendley
Gilbert Emery ... Horace Fendley
Olive Tell ... Mrs. Fendley
Martin Burton ... Anthony Fendley
John Holland ... Peyton Walden
Frank Atkinson Frank Atkinson ... Darricott's Valet
Maude Turner Gordon Maude Turner Gordon ... Therese Blanton
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A society gigolo goes after a rich mother and her daughter, but tries to find true happiness with his girlfriend, who is neither rich nor in "society."

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Passed
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 May 1931 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El gigoló See more »

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Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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One 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 Universal ever since. See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: William Powell (1961) See more »

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Can't recommend
4 March 2011 | by AbundantDaySee all my reviews

The movie didn't do it for me. I expected much more after reading the reviews. I can't say too many positive things about it. I found the movie boring, particularly in the beginning. I also didn't like the subject matter and found most of the characters shallow. The only good thing I can say is that Carole Lombard played her role well. Along with the fact that the title did fit the lead. But I didn't find most of the characters to be likable. I also feel the male leads real romance didn't have the time to build the relationship. It was not believable. I hardly made it through the entire movie because it didn't grab my attention and I didn't find anything appealing. I hope you won't waste your time.


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