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    The Divorce of Lady X

    Poster of the movie The Divorce of Lady X
    Year1938
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Run time1h32m
    GenreRomantic comedy
    Directed byTim Whelan
    Written byGilbert Wakefield
    CompanyEmbassy Home EntertainmentEmbassy Home EntertainmentEmbassy Home Entertainment
    One review7.0

    Synopsis

    Filmed in lavish Technicolor and given Tiffany production values by producer Alexander Korda, the British comedy Divorce of Lady X is at base a trivial little farce, buoyed by the sprightly performances of star Merle Oberon and Laurence Olivier. Ms. Oberon plays a costume-party guest who is forced to stay in a hotel overnight due to inclement weather. There are no rooms available, so the management prevails upon handsome but stuffy lawyer Olivier to give up half of his suite to the lovely Oberon. After a chaste evening together, Olivier becomes obsessed with Oberon, deducing that her elusiveness is due to the "fact" that she is married. Actually, she is nothing of the kind, but when an old school chum (Ralph Richardson) comes to Olivier's office to arrange for a divorce, Olivier jumps to the conclusion that Oberon is his old friend's soon-to-be "ex".

    Starring

    Merle Oberon
    Laurence Olivier
    Ralph Richardson
    Lewis Gilbert
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