Forgotten Women (1931)

58, 67 or 69 mins | Drama | 1 December 1931

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HISTORY

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
28 Feb 32
p. 10.
Hollywood Reporter
27 Nov 31
p. 3.
Motion Picture Herald
12 Dec 31
p. 40.
Motion Picture Herald
31 Jan 32
p. 53.
Variety
15 Mar 32
p. 21.
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 December 1931
Physical Properties:
Sound
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
58, 67 or 69
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Acting on a tip from former stage actress Fern Madden, who is now working as a movie extra, Jimmy Burke, a Hollywood reporter, publishes an article revealing an independent film producer to have mob connections. As a result of the story, Jimmy becomes city editor. Jimmy is all but engaged to Fern's roommate, Patricia Young, a struggling actress who also works as an extra. Self-important with success, however, he falls in love with his publisher's daughter and rarely sees Patricia. One day Jimmy takes Patricia driving and, afraid to tell her of his other romantic interest, asks her to spend the night with him. In the morning, Patricia finds a curt note from Jimmy, and in despair, agrees to go on a cruise with a gangster. Alerted by Fern, Jimmy pursues Patricia and he and Patricia are ... +


Acting on a tip from former stage actress Fern Madden, who is now working as a movie extra, Jimmy Burke, a Hollywood reporter, publishes an article revealing an independent film producer to have mob connections. As a result of the story, Jimmy becomes city editor. Jimmy is all but engaged to Fern's roommate, Patricia Young, a struggling actress who also works as an extra. Self-important with success, however, he falls in love with his publisher's daughter and rarely sees Patricia. One day Jimmy takes Patricia driving and, afraid to tell her of his other romantic interest, asks her to spend the night with him. In the morning, Patricia finds a curt note from Jimmy, and in despair, agrees to go on a cruise with a gangster. Alerted by Fern, Jimmy pursues Patricia and he and Patricia are reunited. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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