Die Sehnsucht Jeder Frau (1930)

104 mins | Romance | 1930

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HISTORY

This was a German-language version of the 1930 film A Lady to Love, which was directed by Victor Seastrom and starred Vilma Banky and Edward G. Robinson (See Entry). The credits for this German version were derived from a studio cutting continuity.
       For information on other screen adaptations of the Sidney Howard play, please consult the entry below for the 1940 RKO film They Knew What They Wanted, directed by Garson Kanin and starring Carole Lombard and Charles Laughton. ...

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This was a German-language version of the 1930 film A Lady to Love, which was directed by Victor Seastrom and starred Vilma Banky and Edward G. Robinson (See Entry). The credits for this German version were derived from a studio cutting continuity.
       For information on other screen adaptations of the Sidney Howard play, please consult the entry below for the 1940 RKO film They Knew What They Wanted, directed by Garson Kanin and starring Carole Lombard and Charles Laughton.

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PERSONAL & COMPANY INDEX CREDITS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
2 Mar 1930
p. 10
New York Times
1 Mar 1930
p. 23
Variety
5 Mar 1930
p. 21
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Eine VictorSeastrom Produktion [A Victor Seastrom Production]
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Regie [Dir]
Deutscher Beirat [German asst]
PRODUCER
Prod, Prod
WRITERS
Bearbeitung und dialog [Adpt and dial]
Deutscher Dialog [German dial]
PHOTOGRAPHY
Merritt B. Gerstad
Photographie [Photog]
ART DIRECTOR
Bauten [Art dir]
FILM EDITOR
Filmschnitt [Film ed]
COSTUMES
Kostume [Ward]
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play They Knew What They Wanted by Sidney Howard (New York, 24 Nov 1924).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
A Lady to Love
Release Date:
1930
Premiere Information:
Chicago opening: 21 Feb 1931
Production Date:

Physical Properties:
Sound
Western Electric Sound System
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
104
Length(in feet):
9,336
Length(in reels):
11
Country:
United States
Language:
German
SYNOPSIS

[The following plot summary is based on the English-language version of this film, A Lady to Love ; character names refer to that version.] Tony, a prosperous Italian vineyardist in California, advertises for a young wife, passing off a photograph of his handsome hired man, Buck, as himself. Lena, a San Francisco waitress, takes up the offer, and though she is disillusioned upon discovering the truth, she goes through with the marriage because of her desire to have a home and partially because of her weakness for Buck, whose efforts to take her away from Tony confirm her love for her ...

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[The following plot summary is based on the English-language version of this film, A Lady to Love ; character names refer to that version.] Tony, a prosperous Italian vineyardist in California, advertises for a young wife, passing off a photograph of his handsome hired man, Buck, as himself. Lena, a San Francisco waitress, takes up the offer, and though she is disillusioned upon discovering the truth, she goes through with the marriage because of her desire to have a home and partially because of her weakness for Buck, whose efforts to take her away from Tony confirm her love for her husband.

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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