When Ladies Meet

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When Ladies Meet ★★½ Strange Skirts 1941

Entertaining story of a love quadrangle that features several of MGM's top stars of the ‘40s. In this remake of the 1933 film, Crawford plays a novelist and an early proponent of the women's liberation movement. She falls in love with her publisher (Marshall), who just happens to be married to Garson. Meanwhile, Taylor, who is in love with Crawford, attempts to show her that he isa more suitable match for her than Marshall, but Crawford has yet to catch on.The lengthy dialogue on women's rights is badly dated, but the real-life rivalry between Crawford and Garson adds a certain bite to their witty exchanges. 105m/B VHS . Joan Crawford, Robert Taylor, Greer Garson, Herbert Marshall, Spring Byington; D: Robert Z. Leonard; W: Anita Loos, S.K. Lauren.

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