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I Want a Divorce

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Director  Ralph Murphy
Music director  Victor Young
Duration  
Language  English
5.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Cinematography  Ted Tetzlaff
Country  United States
I Want a Divorce movie poster
Release date  September 20, 1940
Writer  Frank Butler (screenplay), Adela Rogers St. Johns (based on a story by)
Cast  Joan Blondell (Geraldine Brokaw), Dick Powell (Alan MacNally), Harry Davenport (Grandpa Brokaw), Conrad Nagel (David Holland Sr.), Gloria Dickson (Wanda Holland), Frank Fay (Jeff Gilman)
Similar movies  Runner Runner, The Gamblers, Rounders, Mississippi Grind, Hard Eight, Redirected
Tagline  A SLAP HAPPY COMEDY OF YOUNG LOVE!

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I Want a Divorce is a 1940 Paramount film directed by Ralph Murphy. The screenplay was written by Frank Butler (based on a story by Adela Rogers St. Johns). The film starred then-married actors Joan Blondell and Dick Powell, who would later divorce in real life. Co-star Gloria Dickson and director Murphy were also later married to one another and divorced.

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Plot

Alan and Geraldine MacNally are a married couple, who are doubting if they did the right thing by marrying each other. Meanwhile, David and Wanda Holland are in the final stages of their divorce. It so happens Alan is the attorney who arranges their divorce. This makes him and Geraldine fall even further apart. Everything changes when Wanda commits suicide after she loses custody of her son. The MacNallys then start thinking about what is really important to them.

Cast

  • Joan Blondell – Geraldine MacNally (née Brokaw)
  • Dick Powell – Alan MacNally
  • Gloria Dickson – Wanda Holland
  • Frank Fay – Jeff Gilman
  • Jessie Ralph – Grandma Brokaw
  • Harry Davenport – Grandpa Brokaw
  • Conrad Nagel – David Holland, Sr.
  • Dorothy Burgess – Peppy Gilman
  • Sidney Blackmer – Erskine Brandon
  • Louise Beavers – Celestine
  • Mickey Kuhn – David Holland, Jr.
  • Production

    Blondell and Powell were actually married offscreen from 1936 to 1944.

    References

    I Want a Divorce Wikipedia
    I Want a Divorce IMDbI Want a Divorce themoviedb.org


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