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72 min | USA:66 min (re-edited version)
Drama | Romance
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Nick Grinde
Country: USA
Release Date: 1932-03-25
Filming Locations: UCLA, Westwood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Barbara Stanwyck
Barbara Stanwyck
Regis Toomey
Zasu Pitts
Lucien Littlefield
Clara Blandick
Mrs. Livingston
Robert Alden
Oscar Apfel
Maude Turner Gordon
Mrs. Thorne
Albert Conti
James Durkin
District Attorney (scenes deleted)
Sidney Bracey
Photographer (uncredited)
Charles A. Browne
Cop (uncredited)
Wallis Clark
Mr. Dean (uncredited)
John Elliott
Judge (uncredited)
Bess Flowers
Banquet Party Guest (uncredited)
Selmer Jackson
Murray - Headwaiter (uncredited)
Tom London
'Pa' Lane (uncredited)
Louise Mackintosh
Banquet Party Guest (uncredited)
Martha Mattox
Matron at Reformatory (uncredited)
Merrill McCormick
Construction Workman (uncredited)
Lew Meehan
Construction Worker (uncredited)
Joseph North
Butler (uncredited)
Broderick O'Farrell
Banquet Party Guest (uncredited)
Hal Price
Detective Collins (uncredited)
Joe Sawyer
Construction Camp Doctor (uncredited)
Harry Semels
Construction Workman (uncredited)
Harry Tenbrook
Construction Workman (uncredited)
Harry Todd
Henry - The Counterman (uncredited)
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Edwin Maxwell is in studio records/casting call lists for the role of "Bierbauer," but he did not appear or was not identifiable in the movie. In addition, a modern source lists Joan Standing and Dorothea Wolbert as cast members, but they were not seen in the movie either.
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After a full screen newspaper headline that reads "KITTY LANE NAMED IN DIVORCE SUIT" we see Barbara Stanwyck holding a different newspaper that reads "FATAL FALL CLIMAXES FATAL DIVORCE RAID" but no mention is made of such an incident at any time, so this must have been one of the deleted sequences.
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Even the original movie in 1932 had sequences deleted in Columbia's attempt to gain a seal of approval from the Hays office. Variety noted, in their revue of 5 April 1932, that there were sections "that do not blend into the story smoothly, sequences that hang in the air lacking background and significance as though passages depending on them had been deleted."
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When Kitty and David are parked next to the golf course, the windshield on his car is struck with a ball, causing it to crack on Kitty's side. In the next scene where they are parked and his mother and the judge pull abreast of them, the windshield is intact.
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Mrs. Helen Livingston: Tell her Mrs. Livingston is here.
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Judge Forbes: [trying to bribe Kitty to give David up] I thought you'd prefer cash. Five thousand dollars. Merely for leaving town, immediately.
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Kitty Lane: [waiting on David at the diner] ... How come *you* never annoyed me?
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Photos from cast
Barbara Stanwyck