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Wife vs. Secretary (1936) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Clarence Brown and produced by Clarence Brown and Hunt Stromberg.

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The Films of Jean Harlow: Wife vs. Secretary (1936)

By Kristen on Mar 13, 2012 From Journeys in Classic Film

I feel like I’ve been harsh on the films of Jean Harlow. ?It’s not that their bad movies, I just expected more from them…more humor, more heart, and I haven’t gotten that. ?Well, it’s turning around with a film that’s easily on par with Libeled Lady (the more I hy... Read full article


Wife VS. Secretary(1936).

By Dawn on Mar 29, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Wife vs Secretary(1936),is a comedy film directed and co-produced by Clarence Brown. Cast: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Myrna Loy and James Stewart, in one of his first memorable roles. The film was the fifth of six collaborations between Gable and Harlow and the fourth of seven between Gable and Loy. ... Read full article


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Joan Carstairs: There's an old Chinese proverb that says if you want to keep a man honest, never call him a liar.


Mimi: My dear, men are like that. So honorable and wise in some things and just like naughty children in others. You wouldn't blame a little boy for stealing a piece of candy if left alone with a whole boxful, will you?


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Dave: Gosh, all the fighting and worrying people do, it always seems to be about one thing. They don't seem to trust each other. Well, I've found this out. Don't look for trouble where there isn't any, because if you don't find it, you'll make it. Just believe in someone.


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The name of one of the screenwriters, Alice Duer Miller, is seen as the author of an article in a magazine, and Clark Gable remarks, "Hey, Alice has written a very nice article here."
The sets of Van's office were also used in the anti-crime short The Public Pays.
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