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The blueblooded Van Kletterings are broke; debutante Wendy, slated to remedy this by marrying rich bore Henry Morgan, instead leaves him at the altar and goes to work as a model for high-fashion clothing designer George Curson, whom she soon falls for. But he's happily married (at least on his side) and going into debt financing a show to please wife Mary's desire for stardom. Vindictive Morgan, jealous of George, hopes to hasten his ruin. Can the House of Curson be saved? Written by
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This is certainly way above average for the genre of light romantic comedy. Joan Bennett is ravishing and highly talented in the lead although Warner Baxter looks tired and a bit old for his role. Mischa Auer is predictably wonderfully funny. The plot is slight but the Technicolor is sumptuous - get a load of the shades of blue on Mischa Auer's doorman uniform. And the costumes - hundreds and hundreds of them (this is after all a fashion show). An extraordinary Costume Design achievement that should have won an Oscar but for the fact that the category didn't exist back then. A total treat for the eyes and a pleasant comedy to boot. Highly recommended.
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