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Thirteen Women (1932) was a Drama - Mystery Film directed by George Archainbaud and produced by David O. Selznick.

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Pre-Code Corner: 13 Reasons Why You Should Watch Thirteen Women Tonight

By Kim Luperi on Jan 6, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

13 Reasons Why You Should Watch Thirteen Women Tonight No one would take a film seriously that centers on a so-called ?half-caste? who uses the mystical power of suggestion and superstition to extract revenge years later upon former classmates for denying her from their sorority ? and, by extension,... Read full article


Thirteen Women (1932, George Archainbaud)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jul 9, 2016 From The Stop Button

Thirteen Women runs just under an hour. A minute under an hour. There was pre-release cutting on the studio’s part. But with those fifty-nine minutes, director Archainbaud is still able to create one heck of a creepy film. The film’s not a mystery. It’s not even a thriller. It̵... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: THIRTEEN WOMEN (1932)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jul 7, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Directed by George Archainbaud, Thirteen Women (1932) is a Pre-Code thriller starring two great actresses of the 1930s, Irene Dunne and Myrna Loy. As its name implies, this film focuses on female characters for most of its action, which sets it apart from other murder mysteries, but it’s a mix... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: THIRTEEN WOMEN (1932)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jul 7, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Directed by George Archainbaud, Thirteen Women (1932) is a Pre-Code thriller starring two great actresses of the 1930s, Irene Dunne and Myrna Loy. As its name implies, this film focuses on female characters for most of its action, which sets it apart from other murder mysteries, but it’s a mix... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: THIRTEEN WOMEN (1932)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jul 7, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Directed by George Archainbaud, Thirteen Women (1932) is a Pre-Code thriller starring two great actresses of the 1930s, Irene Dunne and Myrna Loy. As its name implies, this film focuses on female characters for most of its action, which sets it apart from other murder mysteries, but it’s a mix... Read full article


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Peg Entwistle, who played Hazel Clay Cousins, committed suicide two days after the film's release. She jumped off the H of the Hollywood sign, then "Hollywoodland".
There are only 11 women in the movie, not 13. Two were cut to give more scenes to Irene Dunne, who had just had a hit at another studio.
Betty Furness's first film role. According to the autobiography "Being and Becoming" by Myrna Loy, Furness also doubled her as a hand model in some close ups. Furness' scenes (as the thirteenth woman) were cut.
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