Ladies of Leisure (1930)

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An upper-crust artist hires a 'party girl' as a model; romance follows.

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Frank Capra wrote the first draft of Ladies of Leisure, before Jo Swerling took over. According to his interview "I went to my hotel, locked myself in my room and for five days pounded out a rewrite story of the plot I'd heard, interrupting the writing only long enough ... ...


Jerry Strong: I'm over 18 years old, you know.
Bill Standish: Well, most men never get to be 18. And most women are over 18 when they're born.


Although the onscreen credits state "Adapted from A David Belasco-Milton Herbert Gropper stage play," only Gropper was the author of the play; Belasco produced it.


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Drama | Romance

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