Female (1933)

Genres - Comedy, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Comedy, Workplace Comedy  |   Release Date - Nov 11, 1933 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Ruth Chatterton tears up the screen in this fast-paced, lusty comedy. Alison Drake is an automobile magnate, a hard-nosed, hardboiled business woman making dozens of important decisions a day. In her private life, however, she is passionate and bold in her pursuit of male companionship, which she frequently finds among the ranks of her own employees and executives; the problem is that these men can't abide the fact that back at work, she's all business again; and she keeps having to get their long, mopey faces out of her presence by transferring them elsewhere. Then she meets Jim Thorne (George Brent), a gifted engineer who is attracted to Drake but isn't a callow, kowtowing yes-man, and isn't awed by her millions. After a few awkward encounters, they find a balance in their lives together, or so she thinks, until he proposes marriage.

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car, factory, forbidden-love, industrialist, love, promiscuity, romance