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A Lost Lady (1934)

Approved | | Drama | 29 September 1934 (USA)
Two days before Marian and Ned are to be married, he is killed by the husband of a woman he was seeing on the side. Marian becomes withdrawn and they send her to the Canadian Rockies for ... See full summary »

Directors:

Alfred E. Green, Phil Rosen (uncredited)

Writers:

Willa Cather (novel), Gene Markey (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Barbara Stanwyck ... Marian
Frank Morgan ... Forrester
Ricardo Cortez ... Ellinger
Lyle Talbot ... Neil
Phillip Reed ... Ned
Hobart Cavanaugh ... Robert
Henry Kolker ... John Ormsby
Rafaela Ottiano ... Rosa
Edward McWade ... Simpson
Walter Walker Walter Walker ... Judge Hardy
Samuel S. Hinds ... Jim Sloane (as Samuel Hinds)
Willie Fung ... Forrester's Cook
Jameson Thomas ... Lord Verrington
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Storyline

Two days before Marian and Ned are to be married, he is killed by the husband of a woman he was seeing on the side. Marian becomes withdrawn and they send her to the Canadian Rockies for rest. While on a walk, she accidentally falls off a ledge and twists her ankle. She is found and rescued by Dan Forrester and his dog Sandy. He visits Marian every day even though she is still bitter. When it is time to go, he asks her to marry him and she accepts even though she will never love again. Back home in Chicago, Dan dotes on Marian and even builds a house in the country for his 'perfect wife'. Everything is going well until Marian meets a brash young transport owner named Frank. She rejects his advances, but he persists. When Dan leaves on business, Frank entertains her every day and Marian realizes that she may find love again after all. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Taglines:

The Love Idyll Of The Age!

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Mulher que Eu Achei See more »

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Budget:

$230,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Willa Cather, on whose novel the movie was based, was so disappointed by it that she added a stipulation to her will that none of her novels were to be dramatized in any way for movie, stage, radio or television. See more »

Quotes

Marian: Its alright, now. Everything's alright.
Forrester: Can you, forgive me for what we've lost?
Marian: Perhaps we've lost nothing. Perhaps everything that happened has been for this one moment. I've never felt so new. Everything's going to begin from now.
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Version of A Lost Lady (1924) See more »

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Chicago
(1922) (uncredited)
Music by Fred Fisher
In the score as the train heads towards Chicago, Illinois
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Decent
27 February 2008 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Lost Lady, A (1934)

** (out of 4)

By the numbers love story about a woman (Barbara Stanwyck) who turns very bitter and cold hearted after having a tragedy strike her life. One day she meets an elderly man (Frank Morgan) and he convinces her to marry him even though she warns that she can never love again. After the wedding however, the woman finds love with a younger man and must decide what to do next. Even at only 69-minutes this thing seems to run on and on. I guess the only real reason to see this film is due to the early performance by Stanwyck but she's not too good here. She's not bad but not good either since she's still learning the trade. Morgan steals the show but the screenplay doesn't allow him to do too much. Ricardo Cortez and Lyle Talbot have parts as well.


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