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The Gay Divorcee

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Original title
The Gay Divorcee
Running time
107 min.
United States United States
George Marion Jr., Dorothy Yost, Edward Kaufman (Book: Dwight Taylor. wmusical: Kenneth S. Webb, Samuel Hoffenstein. Dialogues: Robert Benchley, H.W. Hanemann, Stanley Rauh. Play: J. Hartley Manners)
Max Steiner
David Abel (B&W)
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RKO Radio Pictures
Musical. Romance. Comedy | Romantic Comedy
Synopsis / Plot
Mimi Glossop wants a divorce so her Aunt Hortense hires a professional to play the correspondent in apparent infidelity. American dancer Guy Holden meets Mimi while visiting Brightbourne (Brighton) and she thinks he is the correspondent. The plot is really an excuse for song and dance. The movie won three Academy nominations and the first Oscar for Best Song: "The Continental", a twenty-two minute production number.
1934: Oscar: Best Song. 5 Nominations, including Best Picture
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