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The Gay Divorcee (1934)

107 min - Comedy, Music, Romance - 12 October 1934
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Guy Holden falls for Mimi Glossop without knowing she's married. She's trying to get a divorce, so her dizzy aunt and incompetent lawyer hire a professional correspondent to pose as her lover. When Guy unknowingly gives Mimi the code phrase, she thinks he's the faux beau; and she confuses his genuine interest for part of the act.

Director:  Mark Sandrich

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Guy Holden falls for Mimi Glossop without knowing she's married. She's trying to get a divorce, so her dizzy aunt and incompetent lawyer hire a professional correspondent to pose as her lover. When Guy unknowingly gives Mimi the code phrase, she thinks he's the faux beau; and she confuses his genuine interest for part of the act.



Tagline: The King and Queen of 'Carioca'

Genres: Comedy, Music, Romance

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, French, Italian
Release Date:  12 October 1934

Box Office

Budget:  $520,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  RKO Radio Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 47 min

Academy Award Nominations and Win

ART DIRECTION — Van Nest Polglase, Carroll Clark [came in 2nd]
MUSIC (Scoring) — RKO Radio Studio Music Department, Max Steiner, head of department (Score by Kenneth Webb and Samuel Hoffenstein) [came in 2nd]
MUSIC (Song) — “The Continental,” Music by Con Conrad; Lyrics by Herb Magidson – WON
OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION — RKO Radio
SOUND RECORDING — RKO Radio Studio Sound Department, Carl Dreher, Sound Director [came in 3rd]


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