Directed by Archie Mayo
Produced by Edward Chodorov
Written by Mary C. McCall Jr.
Starring George Brent
Jean Muir
Music by Ray Heindorf
Bernhard Kaun
Heinz Roemheld
Cinematography Ernest Haller
Editing by Thomas Pratt
Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures
Release date(s) September 8, 1934 (1934-09-08)
Running time 68 min.
Country  United States
Language English

Desirable is a 1934 drama film directed by Archie Mayo, starring Jean Muir and George Brent. Helen Walbridge is a famous actress who does not want her true age to be known. She, therefore, keeps her 19-year old daughter secreted away in a boarding school.[1]




  • Jean Muir as Lois Johnson
  • George Brent as Stuart 'Mac' McAllister
  • Verree Teasdale as Helen Walbridge
  • John Halliday as Austin Stevens
  • Charles Starrett as Russell 'Russ' Gray
  • Russell Hopton as Chet
  • Joan Wheeler as Barbara, 'Babs'
  • Barbara Leonard as Margaret, Gray's Maid
  • Virginia Hammond as Mrs. Emily Gray
  • Pauline True as Mac's Secretary


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