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Lady in the Dark (1944)

Approved | | Drama, Musical, Romance | 10 February 1944 (USA)
Ginger Rogers, "Allure" magazines editor-in-chief, suffers from headaches and continuos daydreams and undergoes psychoanalysis to determine why.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Liza Elliott
... Charley Johnson
... Kendall Nesbitt
... Randy Curtis
... Dr. Brooks
... Russell Paxton
... Allison DuBois
... Maggie Grant
... Dr. Carlton
Don Loper ... Adams
... Miss Parker
... Miss Foster
... Martha
... Miss Edwards
... Miss Bowers
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Ginger Rogers, "Allure" magazines editor-in-chief, suffers from headaches and continuos daydreams and undergoes psychoanalysis to determine why.

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The minx in mink with a yen for men!

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Drama | Musical | Romance

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10 February 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Mulher que não Sabia Amar  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Mary Phillips who plays Ginger Roger's side kick Maggie was once married to Humphrey Bogart when her career on Broadway was booming and his in Hollywood was not. See more »

Quotes

Russell Paxton: "This is the end! The absolute end!"
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Connections

Referenced in Book Revue (1946) See more »

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Artist's Waltz
(uncredited)
Written by Robert Emmett Dolan
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terrible!
5 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

A product of the times but still dreadful! Ginger looking rather mannish (get it?) until she finds a man. Almost all songs deleted except for "Jenny" ("My Ship" which is the crucial key to the solution of her problems was also inexplicably deleted.). Film composers were generally treated like dirt including Leonard Bernstein in "On the Town" with "improvements" by Roger Edens. But this one is the worst! Historically of some interest but still to be avoided.


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