Beauty and the Boss
Beauty and the Boss is a 1932 American pre-Code romantic comedy film directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring Marian Marsh, David Manners and Warren William. It was based on a Hungarian play by Ladislas Fodor about a secretary who eventually marries her boss. An English language adaptation of the play by Benn Levy, entitled A Church Mouse, opened in London in early May, 1931. Another English language adaptation by Frederic and Fanny Hatton, also called A Church Mouse, opened in New York on 12 October 1931.
|Beauty and the Boss|
|Directed by||Roy Del Ruth|
|Written by||Joseph Jackson|
|Based on||A Templom Egere|
by Ladislas Fodor
|Music by||W. Franke Harling|
|Edited by||James B. Morley|
|Distributed by||Warner Brothers|
|April 9, 1932|
The film's sets were designed by Anton Grot.
An executive hires a mousy, plain woman as his secretary so she will not divert him from his work, but she still becomes determined to win his heart.
- Marian Marsh as Susie Sachs
- David Manners as Baron Paul von Ullrich
- Warren William as Baron Josef von Ullrich
- Charles Butterworth as Ludwig Pfeffer Jr.
- Frederick Kerr as Count Von Tolheim
- Mary Doran as Olive 'Ollie' Frey
- Robert Greig as Chappel
- Lilian Bond as Girl at Bar
- Yola d'Avril as Girl in Bath Tub
- Harry Holman as Hotel Manager
- Olaf Hytten as Business Associate
- Barbara Leonard as Girl With Dog
- Polly Walters as Ludwig's Girl
- Leo White as Man in Elevator
- Dick, Bernard F. The Merchant Prince of Poverty Row: Harry Cohn of Columbia Pictures. University Press of Kentucky.
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- Beauty and the Boss at the TCM Movie Database
- Beauty and the Boss at the American Film Institute Catalog