Libeled Lady

Libeled Lady is a 1936 screwball comedy film starring Jean Harlow, William Powell, Myrna Loy, and Spencer Tracy, written by George Oppenheimer, Howard Emmett Rogers, Wallace Sullivan, and Maurine Dallas Watkins, and directed by Jack Conway.

Wealthy Connie Allenbury Myrna Loy is falsely accused of breaking up a marriage and sues the New York Evening Star newspaper for 5,000,000 for libel. Warren Haggerty Spencer Tracy, the managing editor, turns in desperation to former reporter and suave ladies man Bill Chandler William Powell for help. His scheme is to maneuver Connie into being alone with him when his wife shows up, so the suit will have to be dropped. Chandler is not married, so Warren volunteers his longsuffering fiance, Gladys Benton Jean Harlow, over her loud protests.Bill arranges to return to America from England on the same ocean liner as Connie and her father J. B. Walter Connolly. He pays some men to pose as reporters and harass Connie at the dock, so that he can rescue her and become acquainted. On the voyage, Connie initially treats him with contempt, assuming that he is just the latest in a long line of fortune hunters after her money, but Bill gradually overcomes her suspicions. ........

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