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Personal Maid's Secret (1935)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 26 October 1935 (USA)
A maid helps her employers climb the social ladder and has a secretive interest in one particular socialite.

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Lillie Hayward (screen play), F. Hugh Herbert (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Margaret Lindsay ... Joan
Warren Hull ... Jimmy
Anita Louise ... Diana
Ruth Donnelly ... Lizzie
Arthur Treacher ... Owen
Frank Albertson ... Kent Fletcher
Henry O'Neill ... Mr. Wilton Palmer
Ronnie Cosby ... Bobby Smith
Bill Elliott ... Warren Sherrill (as Gordon Elliott)
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Storyline

Lizzie is a maid hired by an insurance salesman's wife and her family. Used to working for an upscale family, she makes suggestions which slowly increase their social standing and his business. But she has a secret interest in one particular socialite who gets involved with the family and a married man. Written by Arthur Hausner <genart@volcano.net>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 1935 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Living Up to Lizzie See more »

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Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Mrs. Palmer: I have a little boy about your age. Would you like to come and play with him someday?
Bobby Smith: Is he colored?
Mrs. Joan Smith: We had a colored servant once, and Bobby's enormously interested in the race.
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Soundtracks

I'm Just an Ordinary Human
(1935)(uncredited)
Music by Al Jacobs
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Good film from Warner Brothers in 1935
21 February 2001 | by SkippyDevereauxSee all my reviews

Not a bad little film with the fabulous Ruth Donnelly in the title role of the maid. One has to suspend a sense of realism to think that even those people living in a small apartment had maid service!! I mean, to look at the apartment of Margaret Lindsay and Warren Hull, you would think that they don't have two nickles to rub together--let alone afford a maid!! But if you can overlook that fact, then this is a nice little movie that keeps your attention throughout. Also, it is another treat to watch Margaret Lindsay--one of the best actresses ever. But it is the great Ruth Donnelly that keeps the film going--she is another character actress never given her due and it is so nice to see her headline a film on her own. Like a certain IMDBer has said "Pass the popcorn"--you will enjoy this film a lot, I think.


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