|The Captain Is a Lady|
|Directed by||Robert B. Sinclair|
|Screenplay by||Henry Clark|
|Based on||Old Lady 31|
by Rachel Crothers
1909 play by Louise Forsslund
|Produced by||Frederick Stephani|
|Edited by||Frank E. Hull|
|Music by||Bronislau Kaper|
|Distributed by||Loew's Inc.|
The Captain Is a Lady is a 1940 American comedy film directed by Robert B. Sinclair and written by Henry Clark, adapted from the play by Rachel Crothers. The film stars Charles Coburn, Beulah Bondi, Virginia Grey, Helen Broderick, Billie Burke and Dan Dailey. It was released on June 21, 1940, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Captain Peabody and his wife Angie are kicked out of their home, Angie finds a place at a retirement home. Unfortunately, only single women are allowed to stay, so the Captain has to find a place of his own and say goodbye to Angie. But then, the ladies from the retirement home feel bad for the couple and let them both in. The captain now sees himself surrounded only by ladies and being called "Old lady" by his crew-mates and wants his manhood back.