|Ready for Love|
|Directed by||Marion Gering|
|Produced by||Albert Lewis (producer), Emanuel Cohen (executive producer)|
|Screenplay by||J.P. McEvoy, William Slavens McNutt|
|Based on||a novel by Roy Flanagan|
|Music by||John Leipold, Heinz Roemheld and Tom Satterfield (all uncredited)|
|Edited by||Eda Warren|
Ready for Love is a 1934 American romantic comedy film directed by Marion Gering and presented by Adolph Zukor for Paramount Pictures. It stars Richard Arlen, Ida Lupino, and Marjorie Rambeau. It is inspired by the play The Whipping by Eulalie Spence, based on the 1930 novel The Whipping by Roy Flanagan. The film is about school runaway Marigold Tate (Ida Lupino) who "journeys to her retired aunt's home where she soon faces small-town bigotry", and falls in love with handsome newspaper editor Julian Barrow (Richard Arlen).
Marigold Tate (Lupino) runs away from boarding school to stay with her retired aunt. She faces hostility from the locals, who display bigotry and snobbery towards her. During a witchcraft trial she is forced into a pool of water. The event is covered by newspaper editor Julian Barrow (Arlen), who falls in love with Tate. The couple eventually move to New York, where Barrow gets a job on a newspaper.
- Richard Arlen as Julian Barrow
- Ida Lupino as Marigold Tate
- Marjorie Rambeau as Goldie Tate
- Junior Durkin as Joey Burke
- Beulah Bondi as Mrs. Burke
- Esther Howard as Aunt Ida
- Ralph Remley as Chester Burke
- Charles Arnt as Sam Gardner
- Henry Travers as Judge Pickett
- Charles Sellon as Caleb Hooker
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