The Divorcee

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The Divorcee is a 1930 American pre-Code drama film written by Nick Grindé, John Meehan, and Zelda Sears, based on the 1929 novel Ex-Wife by Ursula Parrott. It was directed by Robert Z. Leonard, who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director. The film was also nominated for Best Picture, and won Best Actress for its star Norma Shearer.[1]

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The Divorcee
Theatrical release poster
Directed byRobert Z. Leonard
Written byNick Grinde
Zelda Sears
John Meehan
Based onEx-Wife
1929 novel
by Ursula Parrott
Produced byRobert Z. Leonard
StarringNorma Shearer
Chester Morris
Conrad Nagel
CinematographyNorbert Brodine
Edited byHugh Wynn
Music byJack Yellen
Milton Ager
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • April 30, 1930 (1930-04-30) (United States)
Running time
84 mins.
CountryUnited States