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.
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 MinkBy 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 CamilleBy 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
“Slapstick Divas: The Women of Silent Comedy” Book Giveaway (June 26 – July 30)By Annmarie Gatti on Jun 26, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
“Slapstick Divas: The Women of Silent Comedy” We have TEN Copies to Give Away in July! Its time for our next book giveaway! And, I am delighted to say that this time, we’ll be celebrating the women of silent comedy (and yes, it’s about time!). That said, we’ll be givin... Read full article
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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.
Miriam Aarons: You should have licked that girl where she licked you; in his arms. It's where you win in the first round and if I know men, it's still Custer's Last Stand.
Crystal Allen: Say, listen, I've worked too hard to land this meal ticket to make any false moves now.
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In addition to its all-female cast, every animal that was used in the film (the many dogs and horses) was female as well. In addition, none of the works of art seen in the backgrounds were representative of the male form.
According to her autobiography, Rosalind Russell called in sick because Norma Shearer refused to share top billing. She stayed "sick" until Shearer finally relented.
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