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The Divorcee (1930)

84 min - Drama, Romance - 19 April 1930
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Jerry and Ted are young, in love, and part of the New York 'in-crowd'. Jerry's decision to marry Ted crushes a yearning Paul. Distraught Paul gets drunk and wrecks his car, disfiguring young Dorothy's face in the process. Out of pity, Paul marries Dorothy. Years later, the apparent perfect marriage of Ted and Jerry falls apart from infidelity on both sides. Inwardly unhappy, popular Jerry lives a party life while Ted sinks into a life of alcoholism. Jerry then runs into Paul, who still loves her. After spending time together with Jerry, Paul plans to divorce Dorothy. When Jerry sees Dorothy again, she has second thoughts about where her life is heading.

Director:  Robert Z. Leonard
Writers:  John Meehan
Stars:  Norma Shearer, Chester Morris, Robert Montgomery, Conrad Nagel, Florence Eldridge, Helene Millard, Robert Elliott, Mary Doran, George Irving, Zelda Sears

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Jerry and Ted are young, in love, and part of the New York 'in-crowd'. Jerry's decision to marry Ted crushes a yearning Paul. Distraught Paul gets drunk and wrecks his car, disfiguring young Dorothy's face in the process. Out of pity, Paul marries Dorothy. Years later, the apparent perfect marriage of Ted and Jerry falls apart from infidelity on both sides. Inwardly unhappy, popular Jerry lives a party life while Ted sinks into a life of alcoholism. Jerry then runs into Paul, who still loves her. After spending time together with Jerry, Paul plans to divorce Dorothy. When Jerry sees Dorothy again, she has second thoughts about where her life is heading.



Tagline: A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer All Talking Picture!

Genres: Drama, Romance

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  19 April 1930

Box Office

Budget:  $340

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 24 min

Academy Award Nominations and Win

ACTRESS — Norma Shearer {“Jerry”} – WON
DIRECTING — Robert Leonard
OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION — Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
WRITING — (John Meehan)


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