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Once a Lady (1931)

80 min | Drama

Once a Lady is a 1931 American Pre-Code drama film directed by Guthrie McClintic and starring Ruth Chatterton, Ivor Novello and Jill Esmond. The film, produced and distributed by Paramount Pictures, is a remake of the Pola Negri silent ...See moreOnce a Lady is a 1931 American Pre-Code drama film directed by Guthrie McClintic and starring Ruth Chatterton, Ivor Novello and Jill Esmond. The film, produced and distributed by Paramount Pictures, is a remake of the Pola Negri silent film Three Sinners (1928). The film was the final attempt by British matinée idol Novello to establish himself in Hollywood. See less
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Zoe Akins (adaptation) (as Zoë Akins) (screenplay) (as Zoë Akins) | Rudolph Bernauer (play "The Second Life") (as Rudolf Bernauer) | Samuel Hoffenstein (screenplay) | Rudolf Osterreicher (play "The Second Life")
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Updated Nov 7, 1931

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Nov 7, 1931 (United States)

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18 cast members
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Ruth Chatterton
Anna Keremazoff Anna Keremazoff   See fewer
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Ivor Novello
Bennett Cloud Bennett Cloud   See fewer
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Jill Esmond
Faith Penwick the Girl Faith Penwick the Girl   See fewer
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Geoffrey Kerr
Jimmy Fenwick Jimmy Fenwick   See fewer
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Doris Lloyd
Lady Ellen Somerville Lady Ellen Somerville   See fewer
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Herbert Bunston
Roger Fenwick Roger Fenwick   See fewer
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Gwendolyn Logan
Mrs. Fenwick Mrs. Fenwick   See fewer
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Stella Moore
Alice Fenwick Alice Fenwick   See fewer
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Edith Kingdon
Caroline Gryce Caroline Gryce   See fewer
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Bramwell Fletcher
Allen Corinth Allen Corinth   See fewer
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Theodore von Eltz
Harry Cosden Harry Cosden   See fewer
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Ethel Griffies
Miss Bleeker Miss Bleeker   See fewer
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Claude King
Sir William Gresham Sir William Gresham   See fewer
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Lillian Rich
Jane Vernon Jane Vernon   See fewer
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Susanne Ransom
Faith Fenwick, the Child (as Suzanne Ransom) Faith Fenwick, the Child (as Suzanne Ransom)   See fewer
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Marilyn Knowlden
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Leonard Carey
Butler (uncredited) Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Adrienne D'Ambricourt
Propriétaire, Cafe des Mariniers (uncredited) Propriétaire, Cafe des Mariniers (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 21 votes