6.5/10
61
4 user 2 critic

Money and the Woman (1940)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 17 August 1940 (USA)
The City Trust and Savings Bank sends Vice President Dave Bennett to a branch office to check on a Charles Patterson. Charlie has greatly increased the amount of money in savings and is ... See full summary »

Director:

William K. Howard

Writers:

James M. Cain (story "The Embezzler"), Robert Presnell Sr. (screenplay) (as Robert Presnell)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A vice-free radio singer wants to experience the dark side of life, so a press agent convinces her sponsor to choose a "professional sweetheart" from her fans.

Director: William A. Seiter
Stars: Ginger Rogers, Norman Foster, Zasu Pitts
Certificate: Passed Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Assistant District Attorney Stephen Forbes, an impressive orator with a long list of convictions, resigns when an innocent boy is convicted and the real murderer confesses too late. He ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman
Stars: George Brent, Virginia Bruce, Brenda Marshall
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Dizzy society matron Emily Kilbourne has a habit of hiring ex-cons and hobos as servants. Her latest find is a handsome "tramp" who shows up at her doorstep and soon ends up in a ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Z. McLeod
Stars: Constance Bennett, Brian Aherne, Alan Mowbray
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When a crooked businessman is fatally shot, a hotshot New York newspaper reporter specializing in murder stories narrows in on the dead man's associate.

Director: Tim Whelan
Stars: Spencer Tracy, James Stewart, Virginia Bruce
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In Shanghai, dragon-lady 'Mother' Gin Sling operates a gambling house for wealthy patrons but she clashes with influential land developer Sir Guy Charteris who wants to put her out-of-business.

Director: Josef von Sternberg
Stars: Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Victor Mature
Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

After serving 18 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, a mobster is paroled and returns to a New Mexico town to exact his revenge on the woman responsible for his conviction.

Director: William A. Seiter
Stars: Dorothy McGuire, Stephen McNally, Mary Murphy
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

An urban wheeler-dealer gets involved in organized crime, corrupt city politics and graft while falling in-love with the fiancée of the newly elected mayor.

Director: Allan Dwan
Stars: John Payne, Rhonda Fleming, Arlene Dahl
South of Suez (1940)
Mystery | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Greedy diamond mine owner Eli Snedeker, resentful that his ex-foreman John Gamble stopped him from taking over kindly, but drunken, mine owner Roger Smythe's mine just as he was about to ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Seiler
Stars: George Brent, Brenda Marshall, George Tobias
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Troubled youths Joe and Nick Lorenzo grow into very different men: Joe a small-time hoodlum and Nick an honored college graduate. When Nick falls for Joe's girl Laurie, trouble erupts ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green
Stars: John Garfield, Brenda Marshall, Marjorie Rambeau
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Starting with a small flock of carrier pigeons, nineteenth-century entrepreneur Julius Reuter turns his small company into Europe's most respected news wire service.

Director: William Dieterle
Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Edna Best, Eddie Albert
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Emily Blair is rich and deaf. Doctor Vance, who grew up poor in Blairtown, is working on a serum to cure deafness which he tries on Emily. It doesn't work. Her sister is carrying on an ... See full summary »

Director: Irving Pichel
Stars: Alan Ladd, Loretta Young, Susan Hayward
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

An heiress seems to be cursed as each of her intended grooms meets with a horrible end.

Director: Lewis Seiler
Stars: Wayne Morris, Brenda Marshall, Alexis Smith
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeffrey Lynn ... Dave Bennett (Bennet in Newspaper Story)
Brenda Marshall ... Barbara Patteson (Patterson in Credits)
John Litel ... Jerremy 'Jerry ' Helm, Bank Manager
Lee Patrick ... Miss Martha Church
Henry O'Neill ... Mr. Mason
Roger Pryor ... Charles 'Charlie' Patteson (Patterson in Credits)
Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams ... Mr. Adler, the Bank Guard
Henry Kolker ... Mr. Rollins, Barbara's Father
William Gould ... Chief Detective Dyer
Edward Keane ... Mr. Kaiser (as Ed Keane)
William Marshall ... Bank Clerk
Peter Ashley Peter Ashley ... Bank Teller
Mildred Coles ... Secretary at Bank
Sandra Stephenson Sandra Stephenson ... Jeannie Patteson
Willie Best ... George Washington Jones, Dave's Servant
Edit

Storyline

The City Trust and Savings Bank sends Vice President Dave Bennett to a branch office to check on a Charles Patterson. Charlie has greatly increased the amount of money in savings and is very involved with all of his customers. When offered a chance to run a new branch in Santa Monica, Charlie declines and is taken ill. His wife, Barbara, tells Dave that Charlie needs an operation and she will fill in for him at his savings window. Against the advice of Martha and Branch manager Jerry Helm, Dave does hire Barbara to do the job. When Dave works the window when Barbara goes to lunch, he notices that the accounts are short and the amount comes out to $9000. Dave does not know if Barbara or Charlie has taken the money, but Barbara blames Charlie and as Dave is sweet on her, he personally loans her the money. Dave hopes that this will end the problems and that Barbara will divorce Charlie but there is more trouble ahead for Dave Bennett. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Mulher e o Dinheiro See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Another nice film from Warner Brothers!!
21 February 2001 | by SkippyDevereauxSee all my reviews

Another nice little Warner Brothers film, this one from 1940. Has several familiar ingredients for a good film--missing money, suspicious bank tellers, guns, red herrings--the whole bag of tricks. Another fine performance by Jeffrey Lynn and ably supported by Brenda Marshall and a slew of familiar and favorite character actors and actresses--Lee Patrick, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, Roger Pryor and Henry O'Neill. Don't miss this one, it is a pleasant way to pass an hour on a rainy day!!


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 4 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed