I Want a Divorce1940

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I Want a Divorce
Directed by:
Ralph Murphy

"I Want a Divorce" is a Comedy film directed by Ralph Murphy, released in the USA on September 20 of 1940 . Joan Blondell is starring, alongside Dick Powell, Gloria Dickson, Frank Fay, Jessie Ralph and Harry Davenport.

A Slap Happy Comedy Of Young Love!

Who directed "I Want a Divorce":

I Want a Divorce was directed by Ralph Murphy, an American director, writer, composer, producer, and actor.

Before directing I Want a Divorce, Ralph Murphy had directed Girl Without a Room, released in 1933. Since, he directed The Town Went Wild, released in 1944, The Man in Half Moon Street (1945), Mickey (1948), Red Stallion in the Rockies (1949), Captain Pirate (1952).

What was the release date of "I Want a Divorce":

I Want a Divorce was first released on Friday, September 20, 1940, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, September 20, 1940 are King of the Royal Mounted (dir. John English and William Witney) and The Mummy's Hand (dir. Christy Cabanne). This was seventy-nine (79) years ago.

Who is at the casting of "I Want a Divorce":

At the casting of I Want a Divorce we find Joan Blondell, previously seen in Two Girls on Broadway (1940) and There's Always a Woman (1938); Dick Powell (Cowboy from Brooklyn (1938), Gold Diggers of 1937 (1936)); Gloria Dickson (They Made Me a Criminal (1939), Secrets of an Actress (1938)) [ more... ]

  • Frank Fay and Joan Blondell can be seen in God's Gift to Women, released in 1931.
  • Dorothy Burgess and Louise Beavers also appeared together in A Modern Hero, released in 1934.
  • Joan Blondell and Dick Powell also appeared together in Gold Diggers of 1937, released in 1936.

What is the Storyline of "I Want a Divorce":

Alan and Geraldine MacNally are a married couple who are doubting if they did the right thing by marrying each other. Meanwhile, David and Wanda Holland are in the final stages of their divorce. It so happens Alan is the attorney who arranges their divorce. This makes him and Geraldine fall even further apart. Everything changes when Wanda commits suicide after she loses the custody of her son. The McNally's start thinking what really is important to them.


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