• Drama
  • Rated:
  • Director: Lloyd Bacon
  • Writer: Louis Sarecky, Forrest Halsey, Alfred Jackson
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Kept Husbands is a 1931 American pre-Code drama film directed by Lloyd Bacon, starring Dorothy Mackaill and Joel McCrea, with major supporting roles filled by Robert McWade, Florence Roberts and Mary Carr. The original story was written by the film's associate producer, Louis Sarecky, and adapted for the screen by Forrest Halsey and Alfred Jackson. Although primarily a drama, the film has many comedic touches to it. The film centers around the class struggles and stereotypes between the working class and the wealthy, which was particularly striking during the Depression era when this film was made. The film also points out the stereotypical gender roles which were prevalent at that time.
  • Drama
  • Rated:
  • Director: Lloyd Bacon
  • Writer: Louis Sarecky, Forrest Halsey, Alfred Jackson

  • Dorothy Mackaill
    Joel Mccrea
    Ned Sparks
    Mary Carr
    Clara Kimball Young
    Robert Mcwade
    Florence Roberts
    Eddy Chandler
    Gregory Gaye
    Lita Chevret
    Bryant Washburn
    Freeman Wood

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  • Drama
  • Rated:
  • Director: Lloyd Bacon
  • Writer: Louis Sarecky, Forrest Halsey, Alfred Jackson
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Kept Husbands is a 1931 American pre-Code drama film directed by Lloyd Bacon, starring Dorothy Mackaill and Joel McCrea, with major supporting roles filled by Robert McWade, Florence Roberts and Mary Carr. The original story was written by the film's associate producer, Louis Sarecky, and adapted for the screen by Forrest Halsey and Alfred Jackson. Although primarily a drama, the film has many comedic touches to it. The film centers around the class struggles and stereotypes between the working class and the wealthy, which was particularly striking during the Depression era when this film was made. The film also points out the stereotypical gender roles which were prevalent at that time.

Starring
  • Dorothy Mackaill
    Joel Mccrea
    Ned Sparks
    Mary Carr
    Clara Kimball Young
    Robert Mcwade
    Florence Roberts
    Eddy Chandler
    Gregory Gaye
    Lita Chevret
    Bryant Washburn
    Freeman Wood