The Lady Is Willing
The Lady Is Willing (1942)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 17, 1942
DVD Release Date: September 1, 1993
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Dennis Schwartz
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A tedious mixture of crass melodrama and heavy-handed comedy.

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jay nixon
Engaging comedy with Fred and Marlene well matched and looking glamorous. As is usual Marlene is gowned in one eye popping creation after another. The picture… More
Randy Tippy
Marlene Dietrich is the 'ditsy' actress who swipes (kidnaps) an abandoned infant only to discover that she can't keep the baby unless she's… More