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Smart Woman (1931) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Gregory La Cava and produced by William LeBaron and Bertram Millhauser.

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Warner Archive--Pre-code Double Feature: Ladies of the Jury (1932) and Smart Woman (1931)

By KC on May 9, 2017 From Classic Movies

This week I watched Smart Women (1931) and Ladies of the Jury (1932) a pair of pre-codes now available on DVD from Warner Archive. Smart Woman In one of the sharp young woman roles she frequented after her her silent cameo girl days, Mary Astor plays devoted wife Nancy Gibson, who learns her husb... Read full article


The Noel Francis Film Festival: "Bachelor Apartment" and "Smart Woman"

By David on Dec 11, 2012 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

Of all the actresses who appeared in 1930s movies, Noel Francis (1906-59) was certainly one of them. Noel Francis Madison Not to be confused with Noel Madison, who was a guy, Noel Francis was an attractive blonde with a winsome expression. She had been a dancer on Broadway, appearing in the Zieg... Read full article


The Noel Francis Film Festival: "Bachelor Apartment" and "Smart Woman"

By David on Dec 11, 2012 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

Of all the actresses who appeared in 1930s movies, Noel Francis (1906-59) was certainly one of them. Noel Francis Madison Not to be confused with Noel Madison, who was a guy, Noel Francis was an attractive blonde with a winsome expression. She had been a dancer on Broadway, appearing in the Zieg... Read full article


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Mrs. Sally Ross: [reading the label] Not more than 40 percent alcohol... um hmm... I thought so.
Billy Ross: Why the idea! 40. Well, that's probably to keep the iron from rusting.


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This was the first film played at the famous Roxy Theater in New York City.
The play opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 13 January 1930 and had 136 performances. The opening night cast included Minna Gombell, Gavin Muir and Stanley Ridges.
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Also directed by Gregory La Cava




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Also produced by William LeBaron




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Also released in 1931




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