The Lady Refuses
An aristocrat hires a beautiful woman to seduce his son away from a gold digger, but she finds herself falling in love with the titled boss instead.
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- Based on the Story by Robert Milton and Guy Bolton
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 11 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: January 25, 2005
- Originally Released: 1931
- Label: Alpha Video
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Betty Compson & John Darrow|
|Performer:||Gilbert Emery, Margaret Livingston, Ivan Lebedeff, Edgar Norton, Daphne Pollard & Halliwell Hobbes|
|Directed by||George Archainbaud|
|Edited by||Jack Kitchin|
|Art Direction by||Max Ree|
|Produced by||Bertram Millhauser|
|Director of Photography:||Leo Tover|
Description by OLDIES.com:
Girlish June (Betty Compson), a sweetly wonton lady of London, is solicited by weatlhy aristocrat Sir Gerald Courney (Gilbert Emmry) to lure his ne'er-do-well son Russell (John Darrow) away from floozy flappers and expensive liquor. While inspiring Russell to the heights of self-discipline and great accomplishments, June falls for "Sir Gerry" and he for her. At the moment their implausible May-December union seems possible, June and Gerry find themselves in a triangle of confused emotions when Russell declares his amorous feelings for his would-be stepmother.
With dialogue that is full of lingo of the quicksilvered Jazz Age, The Lady Refuses offers a sly satire of class and cultural bad behavior.
When a millionaire hires a destitutde woman to distract his son from an affair with a golddigger, he sets her up to seem like a woman of means, leading to a spirited romantic triangle.
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