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Encyclopedia > Lady for a Day
Lady for a Day
Directed by Frank Capra
Produced by Harry Cohn
Written by Robert Riskin
Starring May Robson
Warren William
Guy Kibbee
Cinematography Joseph Walker
Editing by Gene Havlick
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Running time 96 min
Country Flag of the United States United States
Language English
IMDb profile

Lady for a Day is a 1933 film which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. It was written by Robert Riskin, based on the Damon Runyon story Madame la Gimp. The film was directed by Frank Capra. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... This article is about the film director. ... Harry Cohn (July 23, 1891–February 27, 1958), sometimes nicknamed King Cohn, was president and production director of Columbia Pictures. ... Robert Riskin (March 30, 1897–September 20, 1955) was an American screenwriter and playwright, best known for his collaborations with director-producer Frank Capra. ... May Robson (April 19, 1858 - October 20, 1942) was an Australian-born actress and playwright. ... Warren William (2 December 1894 - 24 September 1948) was a Broadway and Hollywood actor, born Warren William Krech in Aitkin, Minnesota. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Joseph Walker or Joe Walker can refer to more than one person of note, including: Joseph A. Walker, a United States military aviator Joseph A. Walker, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright (The River Niger) J. E. Walker, former president of the Universal Life Insurance Company. ... The Columbia Pictures logo from 1993 to the present Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... See also: 1932 in film 1933 1934 in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events British Film Institute founded. ... // The Academy Award for Best Motion Picture is one of the Academy Awards, awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which are voted on by others within the industry. ... Robert Riskin (March 30, 1897–September 20, 1955) was an American screenwriter and playwright, best known for his collaborations with director-producer Frank Capra. ... Damon Runyon Damon Runyon (October 4, 1884 – December 10, 1946) was a newspaperman and writer. ... This article is about the film director. ...


The movie was remade as Pocketful of Miracles in 1961, starring Bette Davis and Glenn Ford. Pocketful of Miracles is a 1961 film starring Glenn Ford, Hope Lange and Bette Davis. ... The year 1961 in film involved some significant events. ... For the singer, see Betty Davis, for the meteorologist, see Betty Davis (meteorologist). ... Gwyllyn Samuel Newton Glenn Ford (May 1, 1916 – August 30, 2006) was an acclaimed Canadian-born actor from Hollywoods Golden Era with a career that spanned seven decades. ...


Plot

Apple Annie (May Robson) is a street peddler who had sent away her daughter as a young child to be raised in Europe, letting her believe that Annie was a member of New York high society. Now her grown-up daughter Louise (Jean Parker) is engaged to marry Carlos Romero (Barry Norton), a Spanish aristocrat. They are coming for a visit and Annie must somehow maintain the masquerade or the fiancé's father, the Count (Walter Connolly), will not give his blessing to the marriage. Dave the Dude (Warren William), a superstitious gambler who considers her his good luck charm, is talked into providing a luxury apartment, clothes and a husband, 'Judge' Henry Blake (Guy Kibbee) (a pool hall hustler), to deceive her guests. May Robson (April 19, 1858 - October 20, 1942) was an Australian-born actress and playwright. ... Lois Mae Green, known by her screen name Jean Parker, (August 11, 1915 - November 30, 2005), was an American movie actress born in Deer Lodge, Montana. ... Walter Connolly (born April 8, 1887 - died May 28, 1940) was an American actor who made almost fifty films between 1914 and 1939. ... Warren William (2 December 1894 - 24 September 1948) was a Broadway and Hollywood actor, born Warren William Krech in Aitkin, Minnesota. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


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