Notes on the Movie
Tyrone Power was seventh billed in Ladies in Love , which was based on a novel by Ladislaus Bus-Fekete. This would be his last time to appear in a minor role and the last in which he was billed as Tyrone Power, Jr. Just one month after the release of Ladies in Love, his first role as the leading man (in Lloyds of London) would propel him into stardom, making him one of the most recognized and adored faces on the screen.
This movie was the first of five movies that Tyrone Power and Loretta Young made together. The fans loved the pairing of the two, and they went on to star together in Love is News , Cafe Metropole , Second Honeymoon , and Suez. Loretta Young became increasingly unhappy with what she viewed as having the size of her roles cut in order to showcase Tyrone Power, and she left 20th Century Fox in the hopes of furthering her own career. She and Ty remained friends.
Tyrone Power was just a supporting player in the movie, yet fans and critics did take notice. Among the comments about Ty: