The Lady Is Willing
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The Lady Is Willing
Mitchell Leisen directed this romantic comedy with melodramatic overtones, starring Marlene Dietrich in a sympathetic role as famed stage star Elizabeth Madden. Elizabeth longs for motherhood but has no husband. Her desire appears to be fulfilled when she finds an abandoned baby, but she doesn't have a clue on how to raise it. She finds divorced pediatrician, Dr. Corey McBain (Fred MacMurray), to help her with the child. Elizabeth names the child after him and makes Corey an offer. Since she's single, she cannot adopt the child. But if Corey would marry her in name only, she could be… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A tedious mixture of crass melodrama and heavy-handed comedy."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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