Libeled Lady
Libeled Lady (1936)

Spencer Tracy, Myrna Loy, and William Powell star in this crackling screwball comedy about a cut-throat newspaper editor's scheme to prevent a libel suit that ends up exploding in everybody's face. Tracy plays Warren Haggerty, the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 1, 2005
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

A charming cast, headed by Tracy, Harlow, William Powell and Myrna Loy, elevates this screwball comedy, a typically glossy MGM fare of the Depression era.

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Jeremiah Kipp
Slant Magazine

More intriguing for behind-the-scenes gossip than its rather familiar screwball comedy machinations.

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Earns its keep simply for the moment when Loy, expecting Powell to describe her eyes in gushing terms, is instead startled when he remarks that they look like "angry marbles."

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

All-star cast of MGM regulars William Powell, Myrna Loy, Spencer Tracy, and Jean Harlow.

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Mark Robison
Reno Gazette-Journal

The actors are game but the hijinks are too stilted and tame by today's standards.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Classic screwball farce. Not as funny as it might be, but worthwhile.

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Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Altho billed with Harlow as the star don't t be fooled. Powell and Loy had already struck box office gold 2 years previously with The Thin Man and so this… More
Morgan Salem
Not what I was expecting. Truth be told I found it a bit disapointing. I just felt there could have been more comdey and less drama. And Ik that the drama is… More
Stella Dallas
right up there with the classic screwball comedies. no idea why it isn't more well known. scenes between powell and tracy are pure gold
Mason Williams
This has to be one of my favorite screwball comedies. This grand film from MGM studios stars the best coupings of; Myrna Loy, Williams Powell. Spencer Tracy,… More
Aj V
I can't seem to remember much about this movie right now, and reading the synopsis just confused me more. Obviously I gave it four stars, so I enjoyed it,… More
Michael Gildea
A fun and witty movie with an incredible cast. One of the great classic underrated screwball comedies of the 30s. This was the first Jean Harlow movie I've… More