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* FootPopping: Lil does this when kissing her bootlegger boyfriend.

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* FootPopping: Lil does this when kissing and her bootlegger boyfriend.boyfriend go behind the cupboard in a bar, so we only see their feet. She then lifts one of their legs, showing that they're kissing.


''Red-Headed Woman'' is a 1932 film from UsefulNotes/ThePreCodeEra, directed by Jack Conway, starring Creator/JeanHarlow. Harlow plays Lilian "Lil" Andrews, a red-headed secretary who, as the film opens, is scheming to seduce her boss, Bill Legendre. She eventually succeeds, breaking up Bill's marriage and marrying him herself, but when an even richer man, coal magnate Charles B. Gaerste, arrives in town, Lil sets her sights even higher.

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''Red-Headed Woman'' is a 1932 film from UsefulNotes/ThePreCodeEra, directed by Jack Conway, starring Creator/JeanHarlow.

Harlow plays Lilian "Lil" Andrews, a red-headed secretary who, as the film opens, is scheming to seduce her boss, Bill Legendre. She eventually succeeds, breaking up Bill's marriage and marrying him herself, but when an even richer man, coal magnate Charles B. Gaerste, arrives in town, Lil sets her sights even higher.


* EvilRedhead / VillainProtagonist: Harlow is so charismatic that one is tempted to root for Lil, but she's a gold-digging homewrecker.

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* EvilRedhead / VillainProtagonist: Harlow is so charismatic that one is tempted to root for Lil, but she's a gold-digging homewrecker.homewrecker without any conscience.


Harlow, who usually appeared as a platinum blonde, [[DyeingForYourArt dyed her hair red]] for this role. This was probably the height of her sexiness in the Pre-Code Era; after UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode started getting enforced MGM toned it down and Harlow started playing more all-American types. ''Red-Headed Woman'' was a StarMakingRole for Charles Boyer, who appears as the French chauffeur who is sleeping with Lil while Lil is setting her sights on Gaerste.

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Harlow, who usually appeared as a platinum blonde, [[DyeingForYourArt dyed her hair red]] for this role. This was probably the height of her sexiness in the Pre-Code Era; after UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode started getting enforced MGM toned it down and Harlow started playing more all-American types. ''Red-Headed Woman'' was a StarMakingRole for Charles Boyer, Creator/CharlesBoyer, who appears as the French chauffeur who is sleeping with Lil while Lil is setting her sights on Gaerste.


''Red-Headed Woman'' is a 1932 film from UsefulNotes/ThePreCodeEra, directed by Jack Conway, starring Creator/JeanHarlow. Harlow plays Lil, a red-headed secretary who, as the film opens, is scheming to seduce her boss, Bill Legendre. She eventually succeeds, breaking up Bill's marriage and marrying him herself, but when an even richer man, coal magnate Charles B. Gaerste, arrives in town, Lil sets her sights even higher.

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''Red-Headed Woman'' is a 1932 film from UsefulNotes/ThePreCodeEra, directed by Jack Conway, starring Creator/JeanHarlow. Harlow plays Lil, Lilian "Lil" Andrews, a red-headed secretary who, as the film opens, is scheming to seduce her boss, Bill Legendre. She eventually succeeds, breaking up Bill's marriage and marrying him herself, but when an even richer man, coal magnate Charles B. Gaerste, arrives in town, Lil sets her sights even higher.


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* InSeriesNickname: Lilian is called "Lil" by most people. Bill sometimes calls her "Red."


* FieryRedhead: If you dump her, she may just pull out a gun and try to shoot you. She may also crash your ex-wife's party and make a scene, or barge into your home while you're trying to make up with the wife.

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* FieryRedhead: Lil. If you dump her, she may just pull out a gun and try to shoot you. She may also crash your ex-wife's party and make a scene, or barge into your home while you're trying to make up with the wife.


* ShoutOut: The first line in the film is Lil saying ""So gentlemen prefer blondes, do they?" The screenplay was written by Anita Loos, who wrote ''Literature/GentlemenPreferBlondes''.

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* ShoutOut: The first line in the film is Lil saying ""So "So gentlemen prefer blondes, do they?" The screenplay was written by Anita Loos, who wrote ''Literature/GentlemenPreferBlondes''.


'''''Red-Headed Woman''''' is a 1932 film from UsefulNotes/ThePreCodeEra, directed by Jack Conway, starring Creator/JeanHarlow. Harlow plays Lil, a red-headed secretary who, as the film opens, is scheming to seduce her boss, Bill Legendre. She eventually succeeds, breaking up Bill's marriage and marrying him herself, but when an even richer man, coal magnate Charles B. Gaerste, arrives in town, Lil sets her sights even higher.

Harlow, who usually appeared as a platinum blonde, [[DyeingForYourArt dyed her hair red]] for this role. This was a StarMakingRole for Charles Boyer, who appears as the French chauffeur who is sleeping with Lil while Lil is setting her sights on Gaerste.

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'''''Red-Headed Woman''''' [[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/869c0478d3fb14c9f3f3322740d56061.jpg]]

''Red-Headed Woman''
is a 1932 film from UsefulNotes/ThePreCodeEra, directed by Jack Conway, starring Creator/JeanHarlow. Harlow plays Lil, a red-headed secretary who, as the film opens, is scheming to seduce her boss, Bill Legendre. She eventually succeeds, breaking up Bill's marriage and marrying him herself, but when an even richer man, coal magnate Charles B. Gaerste, arrives in town, Lil sets her sights even higher.

Harlow, who usually appeared as a platinum blonde, [[DyeingForYourArt dyed her hair red]] for this role. This was probably the height of her sexiness in the Pre-Code Era; after UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode started getting enforced MGM toned it down and Harlow started playing more all-American types. ''Red-Headed Woman'' was a StarMakingRole for Charles Boyer, who appears as the French chauffeur who is sleeping with Lil while Lil is setting her sights on Gaerste.


* VictoriasSecretCompartment: Where Lil puts the key after locking herself and Bill in her bedroom.

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* VictoriasSecretCompartment: Where Lil puts the key after locking herself and Bill in her bedroom.bedroom.
* YourCheatingHeart: Lil seduces the married Bill. Later, she cheats on him with Gearste, ''and'' cheats on Gearste with his chauffeur.


* ReallyGetsAround: Lil. She uses sex to get ahead in society, but she also enjoys it. While seducing Gaerste, she also has an affair with his chauffeur, Albert.



* ReallyGetsAround: Lil. She uses sex to get ahead in society, but she also enjoys it. While seducing Gaerste, she also has an affair with his chauffeur, Albert.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Lil's best friend and roommate, Sally.

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* ShoutOut: The first line in the film is Lil saying ""So gentlemen prefer blondes, do they?" The screenplay was written by Anita Loos, who wrote ''Literature/GentlemenPreferBlondes''.

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* ReallyGetsAround: Lil. She uses sex to get ahead in society, but she also enjoys it. While seducing Gaerste, she also has an affair with his chauffeur, Albert.


Harlow, who usually appeared as a platinum blonde, [[DyeingForYourArt dyed her hair red]] for this role. This was a StarMakingRole for Charles Boyer, who appears as the French chauffeur who is banging Lil while Lil is setting her sights on Gaerste.

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Harlow, who usually appeared as a platinum blonde, [[DyeingForYourArt dyed her hair red]] for this role. This was a StarMakingRole for Charles Boyer, who appears as the French chauffeur who is banging sleeping with Lil while Lil is setting her sights on Gaerste.


* KarmaHoudini: Lil is eventually dumped by both Bill and Charles, but she escapes punishment for shooting Bill, and the film ends with her in France as the TrophyWife of some rich French guy.

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* KarmaHoudini: Lil is eventually dumped by both Bill and Charles, but she escapes punishment for shooting Bill, and the film ends with her in France as the TrophyWife of some rich French guy.guy (and it's implied that she's having an affair with his chauffeur).

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