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Three Blind Mice (1938)

Approved  |   |  Comedy  |  18 June 1938 (USA)
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Three sisters take their small inheritance and move from Kansas to California in search of rich husbands. To start with Pamela poses as a socialite and Moira and Elizabeth pretend to be her... See full summary »

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Mike Brophy
Marjorie Weaver ...
Moira Charters
Pauline Moore ...
Elizabeth Charters
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Miriam Harrington
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Leonid Kinskey ...
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Herbert Heywood ...
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Three sisters take their small inheritance and move from Kansas to California in search of rich husbands. To start with Pamela poses as a socialite and Moira and Elizabeth pretend to be her staff. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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In June 1938, this film was shown on a double bill with Woman Against Woman (1938). See more »

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Version of How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) See more »

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Isn't It Wonderful, Isn't It Swell
Written by Lew Pollack and Sidney D. Mitchell
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See How They Wed
27 May 2009 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This comedy about three sisters who inherit a bit of money and use it to mount a gold-digging expedition is given a fairly glossy Fox handling. Yet, despite a cast that in a few years would be considered stellar for screwball comedy, it never quite gets off the ground. In fact, this looks like it is miscast, something that should have starred Janet Gaynor. Fox had dumped Miss Gaynor a couple of years earlier and used Loretta Young in the lead role. She lacks that adorability that makes you forgive her her trespasses.

Only Binnie Barnes, as David Niven's emphatic sister, really shines. Although director William Seiter was a dab hand at social comedy, he never really got a feel for out-and-out screwball, and this effort shows the gap.

If anything, this movie looks like Preston Sturges was so annoyed by it that he wrote the script for THE PALM BEACH STORY and cast this movie's lead, Joel McCrea in the lead.


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