Anybody's Woman (1930)

80 mins | Melodrama | 30 August 1930

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
17 Aug 1930
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New York Times
16 Aug 1930
p. 8
Variety
20 Aug 1930
p. 14
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
Dial
PHOTOGRAPHY
Charles Lang
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOUND
J. A. Goodrich
Rec eng
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Better Wife" by Gouverneur Morris (publication undetermined).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
30 August 1930
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 15 Aug 1930
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Paramount Publix Corp.
31 August 1930
LP1531
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
80
Length(in feet):
7,243
Length(in reels):
9
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Showgirl Pansy Gray, who ekes out an existence with the help of Dot, another chorus girl, is aided by lawyer Gustav Saxon when she is arrested for indecent exposure and is defended by attorney Neil Dunlap. Later, Dunlap's wife deserts him for another man, and he goes on a prolonged drinking binge. At the apartment of his friend Eddie Calcio they see Pansy and Dot, en déshabillé , across the courtyard, and invite them over for a party. Not remembering her, Neil perceives in Pansy a wistful charm, and the next morning he awakens to find they were married the night before; resigned to the situation, he allows her to live with him. His business friends desert him, and he continues drinking heavily; under Pansy's care he is again successful, but when Saxon tries to seduce her and she resists, Neil is indignant at her offending his client. She leaves him and goes away with Saxon, but eventually she returns to Neil and their mutual love is ...

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Showgirl Pansy Gray, who ekes out an existence with the help of Dot, another chorus girl, is aided by lawyer Gustav Saxon when she is arrested for indecent exposure and is defended by attorney Neil Dunlap. Later, Dunlap's wife deserts him for another man, and he goes on a prolonged drinking binge. At the apartment of his friend Eddie Calcio they see Pansy and Dot, en déshabillé , across the courtyard, and invite them over for a party. Not remembering her, Neil perceives in Pansy a wistful charm, and the next morning he awakens to find they were married the night before; resigned to the situation, he allows her to live with him. His business friends desert him, and he continues drinking heavily; under Pansy's care he is again successful, but when Saxon tries to seduce her and she resists, Neil is indignant at her offending his client. She leaves him and goes away with Saxon, but eventually she returns to Neil and their mutual love is reaffirmed.

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GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Society


Subject

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Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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