Women Who Play
film poster from cinema programme
Directed byArthur Rosson
Screenplay byFrederick Lonsdale (play)
Basil Mason
Gilbert Wakefield
Produced byWalter Morosco
Alexander Korda (uncredited)
StarringMary Newcomb
Benita Hume
George Barraud
CinematographyPhilip Tannura
Distributed byParamount British Pictures
Release date
March 1932 (U.K.)
Running time
78 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

Women Who Play is a 1932 British comedy film directed by Arthur Rosson and starring Mary Newcomb, Benita Hume and George Barraud. It was produced by Walter Morosco and Alexander Korda and has a screenplay by Basil Mason and Gilbert Wakefield.[2] It is based on the 1925 play Spring Cleaning by Frederick Lonsdale.[3]


In order to deter his wife from having an affair a man hires an actress as part of an elaborate scheme.



Women Who Play was filmed at British and Dominion Studios, Elstree, in Hertfordshire, England for Paramount British Pictures.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "Costly Film Censored". Variety. 8 March 1932. p. 21.
  2. ^ a b "Women Who Play (1932)". BFI. Archived from the original on 17 January 2009. Retrieved 2 May 2016.
  3. ^ Kulik, Karol.Alexander Korda: The Man Who Could Work Miracles. Virgin Books, 1990. ISBN 9780870003356