Lady for a Day Reviews

November 30, 2015
One of Capra's best-loved films, with endearing characters and viewpoint.
March 25, 2009
Suitably made for Depression-era audiences, Frank Capra's version of Damon Ranyon's famed story is an endearing fable with a strong, Oscar-nominated turn from the vet actress May Robson as Apple Annie.
October 3, 2008
Capra spreads his usual feel-good schmaltz over the otherwise springy material.
August 20, 2005
Endearing story of lowlifes
February 3, 2005
September 2, 2004
February 20, 2004
August 1, 2003
July 25, 2003
Gets a little goopy, even for Capra.
April 20, 2003
Despite the film's lack of momentum toward the end, it's still perfectly watchable, and it's a good window on early Capra.
February 16, 2003
A film where even scenes of abject poverty shimmer with an almost luminous quality. Capra's camera is fluid and precise in its moves.
September 3, 2002