Directed by Archie Mayo • 1934 • United States
Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Pat O’Brien
Lady Lee (Barbara Stanwyck) has an uncanny sense of cards, which she has used to build a successful gambling business and a reputation for complete honesty, despite constant pressure from the mob. When one of her patrons, wealthy Garry Morrison (Joel McCrea) falls in love with her, his family believes her to be nothing more than a gold digger. But when things get tough for Morrison, Lee proves she truly loves him when she uses skills learned growing up in the wrong part of town to save Morrison’s life.