Her Husband's Secretary (1937)

60-61 or 65 mins | Drama | 26 February 1937

Director:

Frank McDonald

Cinematographer:

Arthur L. Todd

Production Designer:

Esdras Hartley

Production Company:

Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
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HISTORY

According to Warner Bros. files, John Litel was originally cast as "Stephen Garron" and Ann Sheridan was cast as ... More Less

According to Warner Bros. files, John Litel was originally cast as "Stephen Garron" and Ann Sheridan was cast as "Diane." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Daily Variety
16 Feb 37
p. 3.
Film Daily
22 Mar 37
p. 9.
Hollywood Reporter
16 Feb 37
p. 3.
Motion Picture Daily
18 Feb 37
p. 11.
Motion Picture Herald
19 Dec 36
p. 47.
Motion Picture Herald
6 Mar 37
p. 42.
New York Times
20 Mar 37
p. 23.
Variety
24 Mar 37
p. 23.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A First National Picture
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Exec prod
Exec prod
Supv
WRITERS
Story
Addl dial
Contr to trmt
Contr to scr const
PHOTOGRAPHY
Asst cam
Still photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
SET DECORATORS
Set dresser
COSTUMES
Gowns
SOUND
MAKEUP
DETAILS
Release Date:
26 February 1937
Copyright Claimant:
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & The Vitaphone Corp.
Copyright Date:
21 January 1937
Copyright Number:
LP6958
Physical Properties:
Sound
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
60-61 or 65
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
PCA No:
2931
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Pretty young New York secretary Carol Blane falls in love with handsome steelworker Bart Kingdon, despite the advice of her girl friend, Diane Ware, who encourages Carol to pursue her married boss, Steven Garron, instead. The day of Carol and Bart's wedding, Bart is called to the deathbed of his estranged father, the wealthy Dan Kingdon, who unexpectedly leaves the family business to the struggling couple. Shortly after Bart takes over the business, his father's secretary, Miss Baldwin, resigns to get married, and at Carol's suggestion, Bart hires Diane. Although Bart's Aunt Agatha warns Carol that she is a fool to allow her husband to have such an attractive secretary, Carol is confident of Bart's love. When Bart starts to work longer hours, however, Carol becomes convinced that she is losing her husband. When a business trip to a secluded cabin in the Oregon woods is cancelled, Diane keeps the news from Bart and uses the opportunity to go away alone with him. After a talk with Agatha, Carol now suspects Diane's designs on her husband. She follows Bart and Diane to Oregon, but after a fight with Diane, leaves them alone. Meanwhile, a forest fire is heading toward the cabin, and when Bart and Diane attempt to escape, he is knocked unconscious. Diane deserts him, but meets Carol, who forces her to return through the blaze to find Bart. Carol and Diane reach Bart in time to save him from certain death. Bart rehires his former secretary, and he and Carol are ... +


Pretty young New York secretary Carol Blane falls in love with handsome steelworker Bart Kingdon, despite the advice of her girl friend, Diane Ware, who encourages Carol to pursue her married boss, Steven Garron, instead. The day of Carol and Bart's wedding, Bart is called to the deathbed of his estranged father, the wealthy Dan Kingdon, who unexpectedly leaves the family business to the struggling couple. Shortly after Bart takes over the business, his father's secretary, Miss Baldwin, resigns to get married, and at Carol's suggestion, Bart hires Diane. Although Bart's Aunt Agatha warns Carol that she is a fool to allow her husband to have such an attractive secretary, Carol is confident of Bart's love. When Bart starts to work longer hours, however, Carol becomes convinced that she is losing her husband. When a business trip to a secluded cabin in the Oregon woods is cancelled, Diane keeps the news from Bart and uses the opportunity to go away alone with him. After a talk with Agatha, Carol now suspects Diane's designs on her husband. She follows Bart and Diane to Oregon, but after a fight with Diane, leaves them alone. Meanwhile, a forest fire is heading toward the cabin, and when Bart and Diane attempt to escape, he is knocked unconscious. Diane deserts him, but meets Carol, who forces her to return through the blaze to find Bart. Carol and Diane reach Bart in time to save him from certain death. Bart rehires his former secretary, and he and Carol are reconciled. +

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