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* YourCheatingHeart: Alec and Julie’s relationship as they wait for Maida to divorce Alec. [[spoiler: She prolongs it as long as possible and never tells Alec’s parents.]]
** Susan tries her hand at putting the moves on Alec, but he scares her away by pretending to want her to divorce her husband.


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* HappyMartriageCharade: Between Maida and Alec. They’re married out obligation and the fact that Alec's parents would disapprove of a divorce.

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* HappyMartriageCharade: HappyMarriageCharade: Between Maida and Alec. They’re married out obligation and the fact that Alec's parents would disapprove of a divorce.


* DeadpanSnarker: Alec and Julie show lots of shade of this.
* HappyMarriageCharade: Between Maida and Alec. They’re married out obligation and the fact that Alec's parents would disapprove of a divorce.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Alec and Julie show lots of shade shades of this.
* HappyMarriageCharade: HappyMartriageCharade: Between Maida and Alec. They’re married out obligation and the fact that Alec's parents would disapprove of a divorce.



* ItsAllAboutMe: Maida only cares about herself and the money that she has and will get when Alec’s parents die.

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* ItsAllAboutMe: Maida only cares about herself and the money that she has and will get inherit when Alec’s parents die.


''In Name Only'' (1939) is a Creator/RKO drama directed by John Cromwell, starring Creator/CaroleLombard, Creator/CaryGrant, and Creator/KayFrancis.

Alec Walker (Grant) meets and [[RomancingTheWidow befriends lonely widow]], Julie Eden (Lombard), and they strike up a friendship. Unbeknownst to Julie, Alec is married to Maida (Francis), a manipulative gold-digger. Their marriage is in name only, but Julie refuses to continue her friendship with Alec after she finds out about the marriage.

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''In Name Only'' (1939) is a Creator/RKO Creator/RKOPictures drama directed by John Cromwell, starring Creator/CaroleLombard, Creator/CaryGrant, and Creator/KayFrancis.

Alec Walker (Grant) meets and [[RomancingTheWidow befriends lonely widow]], Julie Eden (Lombard), and they strike up a friendship.(Lombard). Unbeknownst to Julie, Alec is married to Maida (Francis), a manipulative gold-digger. Their marriage is in name only, but Julie refuses to continue her friendship with Alec after she finds out about the marriage.



* HappyMarriageCharade: Between Maida and Alec. They’re married out obligation
* IdiotBall: Alec gets drunk and sleeps in front of a window during winter and gets pneumonia as a result.

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* HappyMarriageCharade: Between Maida and Alec. They’re married out obligation
obligation and the fact that Alec's parents would disapprove of a divorce.
* IdiotBall: Alec gets drunk and sleeps in front of a window during winter and gets pneumonia as a result. [[spoiler: It almost kills him.]]



* RichBitch: Maida, and how! She only wants to avoid a divorce, so she can keep her social status and money.
* RomancingTheWidow: Alec finds Julie fishing and decides to befriend her.

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* RichBitch: Maida, and how! She only wants to avoid a divorce, divorce so she can keep her social status and money.
* RomancingTheWidow: Alec finds Julie fishing and decides to befriend her. Things soon turn romantic.


* SpirnedIntoSuicide: Maida had a lover which she spurned to marry Alec. Alec received a letter proving this from the man’s mother.

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* SpirnedIntoSuicide: SpurnedIntoSuicide: Maida had a lover which she spurned to marry Alec. Alec received a letter proving this from the man’s mother.

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''In Name Only'' (1939) is a Creator/RKO drama directed by John Cromwell, starring Creator/CaroleLombard, Creator/CaryGrant, and Creator/KayFrancis.

Alec Walker (Grant) meets and [[RomancingTheWidow befriends lonely widow]], Julie Eden (Lombard), and they strike up a friendship. Unbeknownst to Julie, Alec is married to Maida (Francis), a manipulative gold-digger. Their marriage is in name only, but Julie refuses to continue her friendship with Alec after she finds out about the marriage.

Alec eventually asks for a divorce: Maida is, however, not willing to let go so easily. Slowly, Alec and Julie fall in love, but Maida is determined to make it difficult for both Alec and Julie to be together.
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!!''In Name Only'' shows the following tropes:
*DeadpanSnarker: Alec and Julie show lots of shade of this.
*HappyMarriageCharade: Between Maida and Alec. They’re married out obligation
*IdiotBall: Alec gets drunk and sleeps in front of a window during winter and gets pneumonia as a result.
*ItsAllAboutMe: Maida only cares about herself and the money that she has and will get when Alec’s parents die.
*GoldDigger: Maida is not the fun type: she’s the more realistic version who will stop at nothing to keep what she has.
*ThePowerOfLove: Julie and Alec can live through this hardship because of their true love for one another.
*RichBitch: Maida, and how! She only wants to avoid a divorce, so she can keep her social status and money.
*RomancingTheWidow: Alec finds Julie fishing and decides to befriend her.
*SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan: Widow seeks good man.
*SpirnedIntoSuicide: Maida had a lover which she spurned to marry Alec. Alec received a letter proving this from the man’s mother.
*StalkerWithACrush: Susan, Maida’s “friend,” follows Alec around, trying to seduce him.
*YourCheatingHeart: Alec and Julie’s relationship as they wait for Maida to divorce Alec. [[spoiler: She prolongs it as long as possible and never tells Alec’s parents.]]
**Susan tries her hand at putting the moves on Alec, but he scares her away by pretending to want her to divorce her husband.
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