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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Norma Shearer
Joan Crawford
Rosalind Russell
Joan Fontaine
Paulette Goddard
Directors
George Cukor
Screenwriters
Anita Loos
Jane Murfin
Running Time
133 minutes

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Plot
Having graciously surrendered her husband Stephen to shopgirl Crystal Allen, Park Avenue mother Mary Haines refuses to accept their marriage and sets out to expose her rival's affair with the singing cowboy who was once married to her friend, Countess DeLave.


Verdict
An early, classic manifestation of the chick flick if ever we saw one, it achieves everything it sets out to.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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