The Divorcee Poster

Release Date: 1930

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 23 min

Plot Summary
After three years of marriage, Ted (Chester Morris) has an affair that threatens to destroy his happiness with wife Jerry (Norma Shearer), as she returns the favor by pursuing Don (Robert Montgomery), Ted's close friend. The couple divorces, and Jerry tries to find happiness with a new man while Ted struggles with alcoholism and depression. After a series of flings, Jerry reunites with Paul (Conrad Nagel), who was in love with Jerry before she married Ted -- only to find Paul is now married.

Cast: Norma Shearer, Chester Morris, Conrad Nagel, Robert Montgomery, Florence Eldridge, Helene Millard, Robert Elliott, Mary Doran

Director: Robert Leonard

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Melodramatic, New York City, Moving, 1930s, Love triangle, Forbidden love, Husband, Transformation


Nominated Outstanding Production
Nominated Writing
Nominated Directing
Winner Actress