It's World War II and there is a severe housing shortage everywhere - especially in Washington, D.C. where Connie Milligan rents an apartment. Believing it to be her patriotic duty, Connie offers to sublet half of her apartment, fully expecting a suitable female tenent. What she gets instead is mischievous, middle-aged Benjamin Dingle. Dingle talks her into subletting to him and then promptly sublets half of his half to young, irreverent Joe Carter - creating a situation tailor-made for comedy and romance. Written by
"Did you say'Tingle.?" - "No, 'Dingle'...D-I-N-G-L-E!" (original Card B poster)
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23 October 1943 (Sweden)
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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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In the scene at the hotel restaurant/lounge, the band playing in the background is all-female (of course). And some of the couples dancing are girl/girl. Not enough men to go around - "Eight gals for every fella" as Ben Dingle said. So of course, when Connie Milligan is called away to the phone, Joe is surrounded by exactly - eight young women. See more
Connie mentions to Dingle that she can provide him a ride downtown, stating her regular routine being that she is the first person to be picked up by her ride, and after her there are three other passengers to be picked up. However when her ride arrives, there are already two passengers in the car (in addition to the driver) and the car is only a four-seater. See more
Our vagabond camera takes us to beautiful Washington, D.C., the national capital of our United States, situated on the broad banks of the Potomac River. Living is pleasant and leisurely... for it is a city of formality and custom. Manners and courtesy are responsible for the well-ordered conduct of its daily affairs. The many fine restaurants of Washington are the delight of the epicurean and the gourmet, where one may enjoy to the full the rare dishes of the old south. ...
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