The Divorcee Movie Review 1930

Information and Film Reviews for The Divorcee the Movie

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Early Leonard film (he'd later direct "The Great Ziegfield" and "Pride and Prejudice") casts Shearer as a woman out to beat her husband at philandering. Married to a journalist, she cavorts with her husband's best friend and a discarded old flame as only a pre-production code gal could. Shearer--who Lillian Hellman described as having "a face unclouded by thought"--grabbed an Oscar. Based on the novel "Ex-Wife" by Ursula Parrott.

Distribution

Baker & Taylor Inc., 2709 Water Ridge Pkwy., Ste. 500, Charlotte, NC 28217, Phone: (704)357-3500, Toll-free: 800-775-1800, Email: btinfo@btol.com, URL: http://www.btol.com

Available on VHS
Running time 83 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Romantic Drama, Divorce
Cast
Norma Shearer, Chester Morris, Conrad Nagel, Robert Montgomery, Mary Doran, Tyler Brooke, George Irving, Helen Johnson
Director
Robert Z. Leonard
Producer
MGM

Awards

Oscars 1930: Actress (Shearer).

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