The Women Overview:

The Women (1939) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by George Cukor and produced by Hunt Stromberg.

The Women was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2007.

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Westward The Women (1951): A Fuller, Richer Kind of Western

By 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 15, 2022 From 4 Star Films

My only qualm with Westward The Women might be the title itself because otherwise, it’s a striking movie that should rightfully be heralded as a supremely significant western for the story it chooses to tell. At the very least, the title does make it evident that this is a story with women at ... Read full article


COMEDY GOLD #9: Gossip from The Women (1939)

By Carol Martinheira on Sep 27, 2018 From The Old Hollywood Garden

COMEDY GOLD #9: Gossip from The Women (1939) On September 27, 2018 By CarolIn Uncategorized Look, I like what The Women (1939) meant to do. I like the whole thing about it having an all-female cast, about it being about women and everything. Unfortunately, I’ve a... Read full article


The Women of Old Hollywood: Doris Day in That Touch of Mink

By Amanda Garrett on Apr 5, 2018 From Old Hollywood Films

Doris Day and Cary Grant in a lobby card for That Touch of Mink (1962). This article is part of The Doris Day Blogathon hosted by Love Letters to Old Hollywood. It's also part of my series on Women in old Hollywood. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, actor and singer Doris Day created a chara... Read full article


The Women of Old Hollywood: Greta Garbo in Anna Christie and Camille

By Amanda Garrett on Nov 25, 2017 From Old Hollywood Films

This article is the first in an occasional series about the portrayal of women in old Hollywood films. Today, my focus is on Greta Garbo's roles in Anna Christie (photo above) and Camille (1936). This article is also part of The Greta Garbo Blogathon hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Holl... Read full article


From the Archives : The Women ( 1939 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Aug 31, 2017 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Two cats ready to show their claws......Rosalind Russell and Norma Shearer in a scene from MGM's classic comedy The Women ( 1939 ). In this scene, they are on friendly terms, but they'll begin their fight shortly! From the Archives is our latest series of posts where we share photos from the Silverb... Read full article


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Crystal Allen: Say, listen, I've worked too hard to land this meal ticket to make any false moves now.


Crystal Allen: He almost stood me up for his wife.


Crystal Allen: I'm having him dine at my place. It's about time he found out I was a home girl.
Pat: A home girl? Get her? Why don't you borrow the quintuplets for the evening?
Crystal Allen: Because I'm all the baby he wants, pet.


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George Cukor was fired as director of Gone with the Wind only a month before The Women was scheduled to begin filming. Producer Hunt Stromberg enlisted Cukor's services immediately upon his sudden availability.
According to her autobiography, Rosalind Russell called in sick because Norma Shearer refused to share top billing. She stayed "sick" until Shearer finally relented.
Re-released in France in May 1974.
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Released 1939
Inducted 2007
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