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No Man of Her Own

No Man of Her Own(1932)

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Crooked gambler Babe Stewart leaves Manhattan for the small town of Glendale when his ex-mistress, Kay Everly, threatens to expose him. There he tries to seduce librarian Connie Randall, who refuses him until he flips a coin and agrees to marry her. Back in New York, Babe loses at cards to his partners Vane and Vargas in order to evade Detective Collins, a friend of Babe's most recent victim. Unsuspecting, Connie wakes Babe for work each morning and he is forced to spend his days on Wall Street. His subterfuge works until Connie discovers his marked deck and shuffles the cards before an important game, causing Babe to lose. Angry at Connie's meddling, Babe plans a trip to Rio de Janeiro for some big money and sends Connie back to Glendale. Realizing his love for her, however, he gives himself up to Collins for a ninety-day jail sentence. When Connie returns to New York, pregnant, for Babe's homecoming from Rio, she learns the truth, and the couple embraces.