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Indiscreet [1931]

Director:Leo McCarey
Writer:Buddy G. DeSylva
Lew Brown
Ray Henderson
Composer:Alfred Newman
Length:92 minutes
(1 hour 32 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
Suggested Event Use:Valentines Day
Sorting Category:Drama
IMDB Rating:7.7/10
Amazon Rating:3.0/5 stars
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Synopsis: A young woman jeopardizes the relationship with the man she loves when a no-account from her past shows up.

Reaction: It feels odd when they just slip into a quick sing-a-song, but otherwise, this is a nice one.

Personal Rating: 6/10

Select Cast and Crew
Leo McCarey => Director
Buddy G. DeSylva => Writer
Lew Brown => Writer
Ray Henderson => Writer
Alfred Newman => Composer
Arthur Lake => Buster Collins
Barbara Kent => Joan Trent
Ben Lyon => Tony Blake
Gloria Swanson => Geraldine 'Gerry' Trent
Henry Kolker => Mr. Woodward
Maude Eburne => Aunt Kate
Monroe Owsley => Jim Woodward
Nella Walker => Mrs. Woodward

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • Contains an early audio jump cut: Gerry Trent in New York says, "Four-fifteen here. Let's see. Over there it must be ...", which cuts to Jim Woodward aboard ship, saying, "Nine-fifteen - we're away on time."