Ready for Love is a 1934 American romantic comedy film directed by Marion Gering and presented by Adolph Zukor for Paramount Pictures. It stars Richard Arlen, Ida Lupino, and Marjorie Rambeau. It is inspired by the play The Whipping by Eulalie Spence, based on the 1930 novel The Whipping by Roy Flanagan. The film is about school runaway Marigold Tate (Ida Lupino) who "journeys to her retired aunt's home where she soon faces small-town bigotry", and falls in love with handsome newspaper editor Julian Barrow (Richard Arlen).
|Ready for Love|
|Directed by||Marion Gering|
|Screenplay by||J.P. McEvoy, William Slavens McNutt|
|Based on||a novel by Roy Flanagan|
|Produced by||Albert Lewis (producer), Emanuel Cohen (executive producer)|
|Edited by||Eda Warren|
|Music by||John Leipold, Heinz Roemheld and Tom Satterfield (all uncredited)|
Marigold Tate (Lupino) runs away from boarding school to stay with her retired aunt. She faces hostility from the locals, who display bigotry and snobbery towards her. During a witchcraft trial she is forced into a pool of water. The event is covered by newspaper editor Julian Barrow (Arlen), who falls in love with Tate. The couple eventually move to New York, where Barrow gets a job on a newspaper.
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