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Design for Living

Design for Living(1933)

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Brief Synopsis

An independent woman can't chose between the two men she loves.

Cast & Crew

Ernst Lubitsch Director
Fredric March Tom Chambers
Gary Cooper George Curtis
Miriam Hopkins Gilda [Farrell]
Franklin Pangborn Mr. Douglas
Isabel Jewell [Lisping] Stenographer
Jane Darwell Housekeeper
Wyndham Standing Max's butler
Harry Dunkinson Mr. Egelbauer
Helena Phillips Mrs. Egelbauer
James Donlan Fat man
Vernon Steele First manager

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1933 Production Date:  An Ernst Lubitsch Production
none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Paramount Productions, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording) Production Co:  Paramount Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  88 or 90 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • Love precode

    Maria Ramos 2016-05-01

    I find precode films more entertaining! Themes are very racy and sexy. The actors are fantastic! And to think Miriam Hopkins was Bette Davis'... MORE>

  • Design for Living

    Dashiell B. 2012-12-15

    An alluring romantic comedy worth seeing. Hopkins has difficulty choosing between painter Cooper & playwrite March. Sharp-dialouge & a racy story... MORE>

  • Design for Living (1933)

    Mr. Blandings 2011-09-19

    With the acting talent in this film it should have been far better than it was. The movie is choppy in places, yet at the same time it drags along, neither... MORE>