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Ex-Lady

Ex-Lady (1933)

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In this romantic sex-comedy from director Robert Florey, Bette Davis stars as Helen Bauer, a free-spirited, self-sufficient feminist who would rather pursue her career as a graphic artist than settle down and marry Don Peterson (Gene Raymond), the advertising writer she loves, out of fear that marriage will destroy the romance. Eventually, Don wears Helen down and the couple marry. But when the flame quickly burns out, Don begins an affair with a female client. Not to be outdone and without

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Drama, Romance

David Boehm

Oct 28, 1992

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Bette had little regard for this early film, her first certified starring vehicle and she's right. Being a pre-code it's racier than pictures even two years later would be but other than that it's an ordinary, insipid drama. Raymond is terrible in the male lead. A scene from this was used in Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? to show how untalented the adult Jane was and it was a solid choice since this is not one of Davis' better performances.
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