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Waldo and Irene have been living with Margit for the four years that they have been engaged. Margit has planned the wedding and the honeymoon - in fact, Margit plans everything down to what they will have for breakfast every day. The only problem is that Waldo is a milquetoast and Irene does not want to be married to a milquetoast. So she says she is in love with Charlie, a bohemian artist/producer who lives in a trailer behind Spike's Place. When Margit confronts Charlie about giving up Irene, Charlie sees that she is the one for him. To make everyone happy, Charlie will have to help Waldo get a backbone. Written by
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In a scene near the end that takes place in William Powell's trailer, an Oscar statuette is visible in the background standing on a white shelf. In the next shot, the statuette is on top of a black box that is on the white shelf. The following shot has the Oscar back on the white shelf. A few moments later, the statuette is knocked over, and is seen toppling from on top of the black box again. See more »
Myrna Loy plays a control freak who micromanages everything. She even picks out her sister's fiancé (John Beal) and plans their wedding and honeymoon. But her sister (Florence Rice) decides she doesn't want to marry the guy Loy picked. She wants to marry bohemian William Powell. Powell, however, starts to fall for Loy. In order to be with her he must help Rice and Beal get back together.
Powell and Loy are great as usual. John Beal is wonderful as the milquetoast Waldo. Sidney Toler has a funny part as Loy's butler who claims he was a G-man before there was such a thing. Any Powell/Loy movie is worth seeing. This isn't their best but it's a good one.
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