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Gambling Lady (1934)

TV-PG | | Drama | 31 March 1934 (USA)
Lady Lee, gambler's daughter, plies her trade while pondering the proposal of a social-register suitor.

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Complete credited cast:
... Jennifer Lady Lee
... Garry Madison
... Charlie Lang
... Sheila Aiken
... Peter Madison
... Mike Lee
... Jim Fallin
... Steve
... Don Carroway
... Graves
... Cornelius - Lawyer
... District Attorney
Huey White ... Mealy - Bodyguard
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A businesslike syndicate runs all the gambling joints in town; least profitable is honest Mike Lee's. Under pressure to allow cheating, Mike "walks out," leaving tough-minded daughter Lady Lee to earn a living the only way she knows. She soon becomes a success gambling among the rich, but, falling out with the syndicate, she considers the marriage proposal of blueblood Garry Madison. Can such a match work despite snobbery and old associations? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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In the opening visual credits, actor Arthur Vinton's character is listed as "Fallin." However, in the film, the door of his office bears the name "Fallon Investment Co." See more »

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Sheila Aiken: To think that I should have trusted that double-crossing little tramp!
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The Perfect Dream
(1933) (uncredited)
Written by Billy Baskette
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Stanwyck and McCrea brighten up another clunker
30 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

Stanwyck shines with her usual talent and beauty as she brightens up another slightly disappointing story. This time she's a trained gambler playing high-stakes poker for the mob. They trick her into cheating and when naive bachelor McCrea leads the cops to her, she's busted. This leads to a set of confusing circumstances, but eventually their marriage, which Stanwyck is willing to sacrifice to free her friend O'Brien.

Doesn't make much sense? Neither does this movie, but it's pretty OK fun and a suitable vehicle for all three stars.


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