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Personal Maid (1931)

Nora Ryan, a poor Irish girl, living in New York decides to change her life by working as a personal maid for the wealthy, Gary family. The Gary family fear Grandpa Gary Gary, a copper ... See full summary »

Directors:

Monta Bell, Lothar Mendes (uncredited)

Writers:

Adelaide Heilbron (screenplay), Grace Perkins (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Nancy Carroll ... Nora Ryan
Pat O'Brien ... Peter Shea
Gene Raymond ... Dick Gary
Mary Boland ... Mrs. Otis Gary
George Fawcett ... Gary Gary
Hugh O'Connell ... Kipp
Ernest Lawford Ernest Lawford ... Barrows
Charlotte Wynters ... Gwen Gary
Jessie Busley ... Ma Ryan
Donald Meek ... Pa Ryan
Clara Langsner Clara Langsner ... Mrs. Wurtz
Terry Carroll ... Anna Ryan
Ronnee Madsen Ronnee Madsen ... Personal Maid
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Nora Ryan, a poor Irish girl, living in New York decides to change her life by working as a personal maid for the wealthy, Gary family. The Gary family fear Grandpa Gary Gary, a copper magnate, for he controls the family fortune. Mrs. Otis Gary, hearing that her son, Dick Gary has been expelled from college, sends Nora to meet Dick at the train station and escort him to his aunt's in Virginia. Dick flirts with Nora. Nora is repulsed, but finds him irresistible. Dick tries to con Nora out of the money his mother gave her. Nora, returns to the Gary home in New York to report the incident to Grandpa Gary. Dick, being Grandpa Gary's favorite dismisses the incident and gives Nora money for her troubles. Nora leaves the Gary's and moves into a lavish hotel under a different name. She meets, Peter Shea, Grandpa Gary's business manager, and they date. Grandpa knowing that Dick is in love with Nora and Nora with Dick, breaks them up. The problem is that Dick believed Nora is in love with Peter... Written by Kelly

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1931 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Criada de Confiança See more »

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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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