Lady for a Day

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 1933
  • Running time: 96 min
Lady for a Day is a 1933 American Pre-Code comedy-drama film directed by Frank Capra. The screenplay by Robert Riskin is based on the short story "Madame La Gimp" by Damon Runyon. It was the first film for which Capra received an Academy Award nomination... read more

Lady for a Day is a 1933 American Pre-Code comedy-drama film directed by Frank Capra. The screenplay by Robert Riskin is based on the short story "Madame La Gimp" by Damon Runyon. It was the first film for which Capra received an Academy Award nomination for Best Director and the first Columbia Pictures release to be nominated for Best Picture.

Original Release

09/13/1933

Cast

Warren William Dave the Dude
May Robson Apple Annie
Guy Kibbee Judge Blake
Glenda Farrell Missouri Martin
Ned Sparks Happy
Walter Connolly Count Romero
Jean Parker Louise
Nat Pendleton Shakespeare
Barry Norton Carlos
Halliwell Hobbes Butler
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Frank Capra

Writers

Robert Riskin, Damon Runyon

Cast

Warren William Dave the Dude
May Robson Apple Annie
Guy Kibbee Judge Blake
Glenda Farrell Missouri Martin
Ned Sparks Happy
Walter Connolly Count Romero
Jean Parker Louise
Nat Pendleton Shakespeare
Barry Norton Carlos
Halliwell Hobbes Butler
Hobart Bosworth Governor
Robert Emmett O'Connor Inspector
Irving Bacon Pool Hall Dupe (uncredited)
Ward Bond Mounted Policeman (uncredited)
Chuck Hamilton Detective (uncredited)
Samuel S. Hinds Mayor (uncredited)
Frank Holliday Second Detective (uncredited)
Lew Kelly Harry the Horse - Reception Guest (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee Man in Mayor's Office (uncredited)
Marc Lawrence Nick - Mug at Reception (uncredited)

Producers

Harry Cohn Executive Producer
Harry Cohn Producer
Stanley Kramer Producer

Editors

Gene Havlick

1934 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1934 Oscar Best Actress in a Leading Role Nominated
1934 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1934 Oscar Best Writing, Adaptation Nominated
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