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The Lady Objects (1938)

Approved | | Drama, Music, Romance | 12 October 1938 (USA)
Ann Adams and William Hayward get married and she has a secretary's job in a law office, while finishing her schooling, and she soon makes junior partner and is just a brilliant lawyer. ... See full summary »

Director:

Erle C. Kenton

Writers:

Gladys Lehman (screenplay), Charles Kenyon (screenplay)
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Gloria Stuart ... Ann Adams Hayward
Lanny Ross ... William Hayward
Joan Marsh ... June Lane
Roy Benson Roy Benson ... George Martin
Pierre Watkin ... Mr. Harper
Robert Paige ... Ken Harper
Arthur Loft ... Charles Clarke
Stanley Andrews ... Baker
Jane Buckingham Jane Buckingham ... Mrs. Harper (as Jan Buckingham)
Bess Flowers ... Miriam Harper
Ann Doran ... Miss Hollins
Vesey O'Davoren Vesey O'Davoren ... Langham
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Ann Adams and William Hayward get married and she has a secretary's job in a law office, while finishing her schooling, and she soon makes junior partner and is just a brilliant lawyer. Meanwhile, hubby has a mechanized draftsman job and and acts like a mechanical person...except when he sings. He gets fed up with Ann turning their home into a bar-associate club where all the lawyers argue cases out of court, and he drops out and drops in at a nightclub and gets a job as a singer, and makes more money than when he was draftsman in an architect's office....and begins to imply that Ann should now be content with being a housewife, and Ann is having none of that. Later, she and her lawyer friends drop in at the club where William is singing, and she sees William getting vamped by one of the girl entertainers, gets sore and walks out..after insulting William. And..so they part and William gets an apartment and then a girl is found dead in his apartment, having accidentally strangled ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Taglines:

SHE PITTED A CAREER AGAINST LOVE...'TIL HER HUSBANE WAS CHARGED WITH THE MURDER OF THAT CERTAIN HOT SPOT BEAUTY...(original poster-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 October 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vidas opuestas See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Victor High Fidelity Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Remake of Ann Carver's Profession (1933) See more »

Soundtracks

Home in Your Arms
Music by Ben Oakland
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sung by Lanny Ross
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