While husband Tim is away during World War II, Anne Hilton copes with problems on the homefront. Taking in a lodger, Colonel Smollett, to help make ends meet and dealing with shortages and ... See full summary »
A young woman (Stanley Timberlake) dumps her fiancée (Craig Fleming) and runs off with her sister's (Roy Timberlake) husband (Peter Kingsmill). They marry, settle in Baltimore, and Stanley ... See full summary »
Olivia de Havilland,
In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is frustrated at ... See full summary »
In Kentucky just after the Civil War, the Hayden-Colby feud leads to Jed Colby being sent to prison for 15 years for murder. The Haydens head for Nevada and when Colby gets out of prison he heads there also seeking revenge. The head of the Hayden family tries to avoid more killing but the inevitable showdown has to occur, complicated by Lynn Hayden and Ellen Colby's plans to marry.
Jack La Rue
Young freewheeling wanderer Jerry Day and his beautiful wife Toni are at odds over their lifestyle. Jerry can't accept responsibility but Toni yearns for a family and a settled life. Then ... See full summary »
President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new ... See full summary »
Universal Pictures production number 625. See more »
On the Spanish poster Carl Laemmle is listed as Carlos Laemmle. On the Spanish poster and the American Herald Mae Busch is billed although she receives no billing in the cast listing as presented on screen. See more »
Slim's an incredibly mother-dominated good boy, and ZaSu's a dithering nurse-spinster, in this pleasant teaming. What gives it some juice is that his mom is Laura Hope Crews, just coming off the very serious "The Silver Cord," and she's more than willing to have some fun. It's also quite pre-Code, with the couple's marital coupling interrupted by Mama's machinations, but sex is definitely in the air. A late sequence in Chinatown is fun in an un-PC way, and though neither Slim nor ZaSu does anything they haven't done before, their characters are a bit more layered than you'd expect. Practically never shown, but worth sitting through if you get a chance.
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