She Got What She Wanted

  • 1930
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Drama

Betty Compson plays a Russian emigre to New York who dreams of a life better than that offered by her struggling writer husband, Gaston Glass. Finding her receptive, Lee Tracy and Alan Hale both woo her. She dumps Glass to marry Hale, the owner of a casino who can keep her in a posh environment, while Glass continues hanging around working on his soon-to-be...read more

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Betty Compson plays a Russian emigre to New York who dreams of a life better than that offered by her struggling writer husband, Gaston Glass. Finding her receptive, Lee Tracy and Alan Hale both woo her. She dumps Glass to marry Hale, the owner of a casino who can keep her in a posh

environment, while Glass continues hanging around working on his soon-to-be published book. When Hale becomes involved with some shady dealings that include murder, Compson returns to her former husband, the only man she ever really loved. Pleasant romantic drama adorned with bits of comedy.

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