The War Against Mrs. Hadley

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The War Against Mrs. Hadley
Jean Rogers in The War Against Mrs. Hadley trailer.jpg
Jean Rogers in film
Directed by Harold S. Bucquet
Produced by Irving Asher
Written by George Oppenheimer
Starring Edward Arnold
Fay Bainter
Music by David Snell
Cinematography Karl Freund
Edited by Elmo Veron
Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release dates
September 13, 1943 (1943-09-13)
Running time
86 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $307,000[1]
Box office $1,357,000[1]

The War Against Mrs. Hadley is a 1942 American drama film directed by Harold S. Bucquet, starring Edward Arnold and Fay Bainter. Wealthy American society matron, Stella Hadley (Fay Bainter) refuses to sacrifice her material comforts to aid the war effort until she realizes that her selfishness is cheating the boys overseas who are fighting for her freedom.[2]

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According to MGM records the film made $695,000 in the US and Canada and $662,000 elsewhere, earning the studio a profit of $603,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study .
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