I Take This Woman

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  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 1940
  • Running time: 98 min
I Take This Woman is a 1940 American drama film directed by W. S. Van Dyke and starring Spencer Tracy and Hedy Lamarr. Based on the short story "A New York Cinderella" by Charles MacArthur, the film is about a young woman who attempted suicide in... read more

I Take This Woman is a 1940 American drama film directed by W. S. Van Dyke and starring Spencer Tracy and Hedy Lamarr. Based on the short story "A New York Cinderella" by Charles MacArthur, the film is about a young woman who attempted suicide in reaction to a failed love affair. The doctor who marries her attempts to get her to love him by abandoning his clinic services to the poor to become a physician to the rich so he can pay for her expensive lifestyle.

Original Release

02/02/1940

Cast

Spencer Tracy Karl Decker
Kent Taylor Phil Mayberry
Hedy Lamarr Georgi Gragore
Paul Cavanagh Bill Rodgers
Verree Teasdale Madame Marcesca
Mona Barrie Sandra Mayberry
Laraine Day Linda Rodgers
Louis Calhern Dr. Duveen
Marjorie Main Cashier (scenes deleted)
Jack Carson Joe
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

W.S. Van Dyke, Frank Borzage, Josef von Sternberg

Writers

Charles MacArthur, James Kevin McGuinness, Ben Hecht

Cast

Spencer Tracy Karl Decker
Kent Taylor Phil Mayberry
Hedy Lamarr Georgi Gragore
Paul Cavanagh Bill Rodgers
Verree Teasdale Madame Marcesca
Mona Barrie Sandra Mayberry
Laraine Day Linda Rodgers
Louis Calhern Dr. Duveen
Marjorie Main Cashier (scenes deleted)
Jack Carson Joe
Frances Drake Lola Estermont
George E. Stone Sid
Willie Best Sambo
Don Castle Ted Fenton
Dalies Frantz Joe Barnes
Reed Hadley Bob Hampton
Lowden Adams Phil's Butler
King Baggot Man in Subway
Polly Bailey Mrs. Glutz - Woman in Clinic
Arthur Belasco Minor Role

Producers

Editors

George Boemler

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