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Man-Proof (1938)

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75 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Mimi has tried everything to become the bride to Alan, but he chooses Elizabeth instead. The ironic part is that Mimi's mother writes romance novels and neither one has had any luck with men. So Mimi decides to get a job as an illustrator ...See moreMimi has tried everything to become the bride to Alan, but he chooses Elizabeth instead. The ironic part is that Mimi's mother writes romance novels and neither one has had any luck with men. So Mimi decides to get a job as an illustrator at the New York Chronicle where her friend Jimmy works. When Alan and Liz return from their honeymoon, Alan wants to keep Mimi at his side, and Mimi has no objections - in the beginning. Written by Tony Fontana See less
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Writers
Vincent Lawrence (screen play) | Waldemar Young (screen play) | George Oppenheimer (screen play) | Fanny Heaslip Lea (from a book by)
Cinematographer
Karl Freund (photographed by)
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Release date
Jan 7, 1938 (United States)

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53 cast members
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Myrna Loy
Mimi Swift Mimi Swift   See fewer
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Franchot Tone
Jimmy Kilmartin Jimmy Kilmartin   See fewer
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Rosalind Russell
Elizabeth Kent Elizabeth Kent   See fewer
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Walter Pidgeon
Alan Wythe Alan Wythe   See fewer
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Rita Johnson
Florence Florence   See fewer
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Nana Bryant
Meg Swift Meg Swift   See fewer
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Ruth Hussey
Jane (scenes deleted) Jane (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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John Miljan
Tommy Gaunt Tommy Gaunt   See fewer
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William Stack
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Dan Tobey
Fight Announcer Fight Announcer   See fewer
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Eric Alden
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King Baggot
Boxing Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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May Beatty
Landlady (uncredited) Landlady (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Blythe
Country Club Woman (uncredited) Country Club Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sidney Bracey
Boxing Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Chandler
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Naomi Childers
Alan's Secretary (uncredited) Alan's Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joyce Compton
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Diane Cook
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Jules Cowles
Hot Dog Buyer (uncredited) Hot Dog Buyer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Davenport
Hitch-Hiking Old Man (uncredited) Hitch-Hiking Old Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Davis
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Bob Evans
Kid Nestor (uncredited) Kid Nestor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Fenwick
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Chuck Hamilton
Policeman in Ring (uncredited) Policeman in Ring (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Hayle
Third Gossipy Woman (uncredited) Third Gossipy Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Hearn
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John Hiestand
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Leyland Hodgson
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Arthur Housman
Sourpuss with Capon (uncredited) Sourpuss with Capon (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Howard
First Girl (uncredited) First Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sydney Jarvis
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Claude King
Man at Party (uncredited) Man at Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Le Sueur
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Gwen Lee
Blonde Woman at Fight (uncredited) Blonde Woman at Fight (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann Todd Mayfield
Little Girl (uncredited) Little Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Matt McHugh
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Claire Meyers
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Julius Molnar
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Bert Moorhouse
Wedding Guest (uncredited) Wedding Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louis Natheaux
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Jack Norton
Drunk at Fight (uncredited) Drunk at Fight (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Ovey
Man Saying "Excuse Me" (uncredited) Man Saying "Excuse Me" (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lionel Pape
Man Cracking Nuts (uncredited) Man Cracking Nuts (uncredited)   See fewer
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Aileen Pringle
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Frances Reid
Second Girl (uncredited) Second Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clarice Sherry
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Laura Treadwell
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Charles Williams
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Dick Winslow
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Duke York
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6.1 / 10 | 497 votes