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No Time for Love (1943)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  January 1943 (USA)
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Upper-class female reporter is (despite herself) attracted to hulking laborer digging a tunnel under the Hudson river.

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Sandhog Jim Ryan is suspended from his job helping to dig a tunnel beneath a river because of an incident while being photographed for a story by Katherine Grant. Feeling responsible, Katherine hires Ryan to assist her during his suspension. She is elegant and sophisticated, while he is outspoken and down-to-earth. This combination leads to conflicts, and ultimately romance. Written by Ron Kerrigan

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Katherine Grant (Claudette Colbert) dreams that Jim Ryan (Fred MacMurray) is a super-hero. In reality, MacMurray's image was used as the inspiration for the original Captain Marvel in 1939. See more »

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When the strongman catches the barbell and falls down, a mat is clearly visible for him to fall on. The mat disappears in the next shot. See more »

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Katherine Grant: They were attracted to each other like syrup to a pancake.
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No Time for Love...Yeah Right!
26 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Claudette Colbert is a photographer who takes pictures for Mirror Magazine. a current events and topics sheet of a kind. When she's sent on assignment to cover "sandhogs" who are tunneling for the city's sewer, etc. she discovers sweaty, shirtless men underground and Fred MacMurray is one of them. Of course, they do not hit it off well in the beginning. With his swagger, ego, and his obvious gruff way with women, the viewer can see he's used to a certain type of woman and to taking what he wants. But his he-man attitude is lost on her. Or so, she says. She winds up dreaming about this man that his co-workers call "Superman." Of course, the irony here is that Fred MacMurray would be the model that the creator of Captain Marvel took for his inspiration. But, getting back to the movie, this is quite a brisk and fun comedy, with enough sex appeal and quick dialogue to keep the viewer entertained and alert! While no classic, it's still a lot of fun with Fred and Claudette bickering and waiting until the last frame to kiss and make up. And, in the end, someone, who wants to visit them, asks "Can I come tomorrow night?" Claudette responds, "No. Not tomorrow night." Get carried away with people who think they've "no time for love."


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