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Perfect Understanding (1933)

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Gloria Swanson and Laurence Olivier star in this comedy of manners in which two people marry on the condition that each will retain his or her individual freedom. But when each subsequently flaunts their extra-marital escapades in the face of the other, i… View More
Genres Drama, Comedy
Director Cyril Gardner
Starring Gloria Swanson, Laurence Olivier, John Halliday, Nigel Playfair View More
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Movie Summary

Gloria Swanson and Laurence Olivier star in this comedy of manners in which two people marry on the condition that each will retain his or her individual freedom. But when each subsequently flaunts their extra-marital escapades in the face of the other, it precipitates an amusing battle of the sexes.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Comedy
Director Cyril Gardner
Starring Gloria Swanson, Laurence Olivier, John Halliday, Nigel Playfair, Michael Farmer, Genevieve Tobin, Nora Swinburne, O.B. Clarence, Peter Gawthorne
Studio Name eOne
Release Date 1933
VUDU Release Date 06/25/2013
Rating Not Rated About Ratings
Running Time 86 minutes
Language English
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