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Ladies in Retirement (1941) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Charles Vidor and produced by Gilbert Miller and Lester Cowan.

Academy Awards 1941 --- Ceremony Number 14 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Lionel Banks; Interior Decoration: George MontgomeryNominated
Best Music - ScoringMorris Stoloff, Ernst TochNominated
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Screening of "Ladies in Retirement" at Daystar Center June 6

By Stephen Reginald on May 26, 2017 From Classic Movie Man

Screening of "Ladies in Retirement" at Daystar Center June 6 “Classic Movie Man’s Favorite” Series: Ladies in Retirement Where: Daystar Center, 1550 S. State StreetWhen: June 6, 2017Time: 6:30 p.m.Hosted by Stephen Reginald Ladies in Retirement (1941) was a hit on the Broadwa... Read full article


Ladies in Retirement ( 1941 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Oct 17, 2013 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Within a secluded cottage on the desolate foggy English moors, Ellen Creed, a paid companion to the wealthy retired stage actress Leonora Fiske, enjoys a life of comfort and peaceful quiet until distress stirs within her one day when she receives a letter notifying her that her two mentally deranged... Read full article


Ladies in Retirement ( 1941 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Oct 17, 2013 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Within a secluded cottage on the desolate foggy English moors, Ellen Creed, a paid companion to the wealthy retired stage actress Leonora Fiske, enjoys a life of comfort and peaceful quiet until distress stirs within her one day when she receives a letter notifying her that her two mentally deranged... Read full article


Ladies in Retirement ( 1941 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Oct 17, 2013 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Within a secluded cottage on the desolate foggy English moors, Ellen Creed, a paid companion to the wealthy retired stage actress Leonora Fiske, enjoys a life of comfort and peaceful quiet until distress stirs within her one day when she receives a letter notifying her that her two mentally deranged... Read full article


Ladies in Retirement ( 1941 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Oct 17, 2013 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Within a secluded cottage on the desolate foggy English moors, Ellen Creed, a paid companion to the wealthy retired stage actress Leonora Fiske, enjoys a life of comfort and peaceful quiet until distress stirs within her one day when she receives a letter notifying her that her two mentally deranged... Read full article


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Quotes from

Albert Feather: How about makin' the most of a male fish now one has been washed up, ay? What about a smacker?
Lucy: No, you mustn't! I don't know you!
Albert Feather: You don't have to know people to kiss them.
Lucy: I do!


Ellen Creed: Hell is like the kingdom of Heaven. It's within.


Albert Feather: Well, Auntie, where's your cane? From the look on your face, I'd say that you're about to take down my britches and give me a dozen.


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Facts about

Rosalind Russell, who had a non-exclusive contract with Columbia Pictures, was originally announced to play Ellen Creed.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onSeptember 27, 1943 with Ida Lupino reprising her film role.
Ida Lupino and Louis Hayward were married during the filming of the movie.
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