This film is typical of the "little" productions that made up the double bills in theaters during the 30's and 40's. It's dated but enjoyable and is great for those rainy Saturdays when you are snuggled up on the couch. The stars are faces familiar to all movie buffs and of course, any film with Una Merkel is worth a watch. She plays the pal of Jean Parker and wisecracks her way through the movie in her own inimitable style. Along with Glenda Farrell and Joan Blondell, Merkel was tops at playing a "dame" with a quick answer and rapid fire repartee. James Dunn, who went on to play his greates part in "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn", is Parker's love interest, a breezy Irishman who gets himself in trouble but in the end, prevails. Stu Erwin plays.....well, Stu Erwin. His parts never varied much but he was always a welcome addition to any film. The story is a little forced but still provides a chuckle or two. This is the type of film that leaves you with a warm feeling and wondering why you never heard of it before. So if you like the era of the 1930s and don't expect a classic story with lavish sets and big name actors, this one's for you. It's fun!
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