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Amusing light comedy; cute performances; better the second viewing!
First time I watched this movie I was not impressed. Perhaps I was tired or in a sour mood and was not alert enough to catch the humor of certain situations. Needless to say, the second time around I loved this movie! It's not just the lines that are funny in this rather typical MGM screwball comedy (based on a Tallulah Bankhead play), but the situations the characters find themselves in. This is a movie that demands the viewer actually have a sense of humor. If that is the case, there are plenty of very funny gags running throughout the story.
My favorite part? Gable says to Butterworth: "Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy wealthy and wise," to which Butterworth replies, "Ever take a good look at a milk man?" There is also an amusing sequence where Bob Montgomery must suffer everything from walking miles in the rain to catching fire dressed in a wedding dress! Rosalind Russel can also be seen in a very small supporting role! This film is also recommended for Crawford fans, as she is very beautiful throughout and is very good in both the light comedy and romantic scenes. What a star! Gable is her perfect match, and they shine together on screen as always.
A nice little romantic comedy sure to brighten up your day!
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