Her Private Life (1929)

Passed | | Drama, Romance | 7 February 1930 (Ireland)
Lady Helen Haden (Billie Love) is the indiscreet wife of a vulgar, self-made millionaire, Sir Bruce Haden (Montagu Love) whose attraction and affair with a young American, Ned Thayer (Walter Pidgeon),that leads to a acrimonious divorce.


Alexander Korda


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Cast overview:
Billie Dove ... Lady Helen Haden
Walter Pidgeon ... Ned Thayer
Holmes Herbert ... Rudolph Solomon
Montagu Love ... Sir Bruce Haden
Thelma Todd ... Mrs. Leslie
Roland Young ... Charteris
Mary Forbes ... Ladu Wildering
Brandon Hurst ... Sir Emmett Wildering
Zasu Pitts ... Timmins


Her Private Life is a lost 1929 American Pre-Code drama film directed by Alexander Korda and starring Billie Dove, Walter Pidgeon and Holmes Herbert. The plot concerns an English aristocrat who causes a scandal when she divorces her husband and runs off with a young American. In the late 1940s and 1950s, Warner Bros. destroyed many of its negatives due to nitrate film decomposition. Studio records indicate that the negative of and filmography pre-1931 was marked "Junked 12/27/48" (December 27, 1948).

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Luxuries without Love or Poverty with Happiness! Which would you choose when honor hangs in the balance? (Print Ad- Florence Times-News, ((Florence, Ala.)) 17 December 1929) See more »


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Release Date:

7 February 1930 (Ireland) See more »

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Déclassée See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Vitaphone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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In a separately filmed trailer, Vitaphone production reel #3365, cast members re-enact dramatic moments out of the film. See more »


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