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The Battle of the Sexes (1928)
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88 min | Comedy

Gum-chewing frizzy-haired gold-digger Marie Skinner cooks up a scheme with her lover Babe Winsor, a jazz hound, to fleece a portly, middle-aged real estate tycoon, William Judson. Marie moves into Judson's apartment building and contrives ...See moreGum-chewing frizzy-haired gold-digger Marie Skinner cooks up a scheme with her lover Babe Winsor, a jazz hound, to fleece a portly, middle-aged real estate tycoon, William Judson. Marie moves into Judson's apartment building and contrives to meet and seduce him, plying him with compliments, music, swoons, décolletage, and batted eyes. When his loyal wife (and their two children) see him out catting with Marie at a night club, mom's devastated and confronts him. He moves out. Babe wants Marie to sell Judson worthless bonds. Will mom commit suicide? Will sis shoot the floozy? Will pops figure out he's being a fool? Written by See less
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Writers
Daniel Carson Goodman (from the story by) | Gerrit J. Lloyd (adapted for the screen by)
Cinematographers
G.W. Bitzer (photography) (as Billy Bitzer) | Karl Struss (photography)
Editor
James Smith (film edited by)
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Updated Aug 29, 1928

Release date
Oct 12, 1928 (United States)

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9 cast members
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Jean Hersholt
William Judson William Judson   See fewer
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Phyllis Haver
Marie Skinner Marie Skinner   See fewer
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Belle Bennett
Mrs. William Judson Mrs. William Judson   See fewer
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Sally O'Neil
Ruth Judson Ruth Judson   See fewer
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Don Alvarado
Babe Winsor Babe Winsor   See fewer
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William Bakewell
Billy Judson Billy Judson   See fewer
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John Batten
Judson's Friend Judson's Friend   See fewer
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Rolfe Sedan
Marie's Barber (uncredited) Marie's Barber (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Semels
Mr. Judson's Barber (uncredited) Mr. Judson's Barber (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 473 votes