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Paradise for Three (1938)

Passed  |   |  Romance, Comedy  |  4 June 1938 (USA)
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William Reichenbach
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4 June 1938 (USA)  »

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O Hotel das Surpresas  »

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Version of Three Men in the Snow (1955) See more »

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Jingle Bells
(1857) (uncredited)
Written by James Pierpont
Jazzy version played at the hotel costume party
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Delightful
20 November 2004 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

This is sort of the reverse of the sublime, and rarely shown "Easy Living." In that, working girl Jean Arthur is treated to life as a rich person. Here, tycoon Frank Morgan masquerades as an average Joe.

The cast could (with the exception of Robert Young, though he is OK here) scarcely be improved on. Mary Astor graces anything in which she appears. She was one of the true greats. Edna May Oliver, Frank Morgan, Herman Bing … They're all fine and here work well as an ensemble.

The title is a bit misleading. It sounds racy and, though there are some faux naughty scenes involving devious divorcée Astor, it is good clean fun. I wonder who actually are the three?

Nevertheless, it's a charmer: not a great movie but a highly appealing one.


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