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Libeled Lady


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  • Actors: Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy, Walter Connolly
  • Directors: Jack Conway
  • Writers: George Oppenheimer, Howard Emmett Rogers, Maurine Dallas Watkins, Wallace Sullivan
  • Producers: Lawrence Weingarten
  • Format: Black & White, Closed-captioned, DVD-Video, Subtitled, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
  • Region: Region 1 (US and Canada This DVD will probably NOT be viewable in other countries. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • MPAA Rating: NR
  • Studio: Warner
  • Release Date: March 1 2005
  • Run Time: 98 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0006Z2KY8
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #50,796 in DVD (See Top 100 in DVD)


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on April 25 2005
Format: DVD
Another reason to enjoy DVDs, the remastering of old classics. This is is a thoroughly wonderful farce about social status, pretensions, and finding love. In some ways, it's a traditional costume piece from the Great Depression but really the film is timeless. The show is stolen by William Powell as the con-artist (who meets his match) and Myrna Loy (the socialite who sees through the con but still falls for him). With wonderful performances from Jean Harlow (as the - many times- jilted financee/bride) and Spencer Tracey (the cynical newspaper editor who sets up the con to block a libel suit). The dialogue is fast-paced, with marvellous puns and asides. But the best is good old-fashioned slapstick humour: Powell, who has portrayed himself as an expert angler, tries to catch a fish and you'll be rolling with laughter at the attempt. One of a series of classic films re-released recently and well worth your money. Enjoy.
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By Robert Ortiz on April 27 2002
Format: VHS Tape
This is a great movie and a 1930's classic! While the plot may be a bit complex to describe, it's easy to get into and understand once the film starts. To make a long story short, a newspaper accidentally prints a false story involving an heiress (Myrna Loy) who then slaps the paper with a five million-dollar lawsuit. The editor of the paper (Spencer Tracy) concocts an elaborate scheme involving his fiancée (Jean Harlow) and former colleague (William Powell) in hopes of having the lawsuit dropped. Everything seems to go according to plan, but romantic entanglements soon abound and everything spins hilariously out of control. This is a great film that's held neatly together with witty dialogue and fueled by the first rate performances of its lead stars Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy, William Powell and Jean Harlow. Highly recommended!
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By James L. on March 9 2002
Format: VHS Tape
This film has a plot that is quite complicated to describe, although as the film progresses, it all makes sense. Essentially, Myrna Loy is an heiress suing a newspaper for libel (five million dollar lawsuit), and Spencer Tracy defends his newspaper by using fiancee Jean Harlow and writer William Powell to prove that the story his paper originally printed about Loy was actually true. Relationships then get very tangled as this comedy proceeds. The plot is fun, and some of the dialogue humourous, but the real strength is its star package. Jean Harlow gets some scenes where she cuts loose and shows the comedic range she possessed (might surprise you). Spencer Tracy plays the driven newspaperman with a lot of energy and edge. But it's really William Powell and Myrna Loy who own this film. What chemistry the two had on camera! Of course, they proved that in film after film, and this is a prime example. Witty, sophisticated, sexy are just some of the words for the two on screen. Powell in particular is in top form here, and as everyone notes about this film, his fishing scene is the highlight of the film. Star power is what this film is all about, with a complicated story and some good laughs thrown in for good measure.
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Format: VHS Tape
With a lesser cast, this might not have been the film it is. The script, while good, is not conducive to making a great film. In fact, if one stands back and thinks about the film as a whole, nothing really stands out in any way, except the cast.
This is a movie that is redeemed and made excellent by the actors themselves. William Powell in particular shines in this one, along with the always-delightful Myrna Loy. How many films did those two make together? They were so intensely identified with one another that when Powell made THE SENATOR WAS INDISCREET and they needed a cameo stand in for his wife, Loy made uncredited appearance. Spencer Tracy is his usual excellent self, and Jean Harlow, in one of the last films she made before her tragic death, is excellent as the much-misused fiancé/wife of Tracy and Powell. Ironically, although many assumed that Powell and Loy were married to each other, Powell and Harlow had an affair, and were engaged to be married when she died of untreated uremic poisoning. Walter Connolly, who adorned some of the finest film comedies of the 1930s, also excels as Myrna Loy's father.
All in all, not a great movie in itself, but a movie made great by several star performances.
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By Rosella Ann Myles on Aug. 31 2001
Format: VHS Tape
I just love William Powell and Myrna Loy films. I really ejoyed this one. I highly recommend it, and would give it ten stars if I could. It's funny, witty, and charming!
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By M. S. Butch on June 6 2001
Format: VHS Tape
one of the funniest movies i ever saw. Has an absolutely hysterical scene of william powell pretending to know how to fish. Dialogue great, plot great. Myrna Loy great.
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