Behind Office Doors (1931)

STARRING:
Mary Astor, Robert Ames
DIRECTED BY:
Melville W. Brown
GENRE:
Drama, Romance
Mary Astor (The Maltese Falcon, Dodsworth) heads the cast in this tale of workplace intrigue and romance. She plays Mary Linden, the unrecognized brains behind successful executive James Duneen (Robert Ames). A rival (Ricardo Cortez) is interested in hiring her away from Duneen, but Mary only has eyes for her boss. Will she smarten up, or will she continue to let herself be taken for granted? The pre-Code drama from RKO Radio Pictures was directed by Melville W. Brown and shows us where sexual innuendo and sexual harassment collide! (BW)