Make Way for a Lady

Make Way for a Lady is a 1936 romantic comedy/ drama directed by David Burton, starring Herbert Marshall and Anne Shirley. June Drew (Anne Shirley) is the teenaged "lady" based on Elizabeth Jordan's novel Daddy and I.

Make Way for a Lady
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Directed byDavid Burton
Screenplay byGertrude Purcell
Based onDaddy and I
1935 novel
by Elizabeth Jordan
Produced byZion Myer
StarringHerbert Marshall
Anne Shirley
Gertrude Michael
CinematographyDavid Abel
Edited byGeorge Crone
Music byRoy Webb
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • November 13, 1936 (1936-11-13)
Running time
65 minutes
CountryUnited States


June Drew (Anne Shirley) is the daughter of widowed Christopher Drew (Herbert Marshall), who suffers in silence as his daughter tries to "match" him with every eligible woman in sight.[1]



  1. ^ "Make Way for a Lady (1936) - David Burton - Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related - AllMovie". AllMovie.

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