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No Time for Love (1943)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | January 1943 (USA)
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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No hay tiempo para amar  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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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 »

Quotes

Darlene: Aw, gee, you're wonderful!
Jim Ryan: Just keep that in mind.
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Ridiculous and trite, but it is fun to watch.
26 August 2000 | by (Jacksonville, Oregan, USA) – See all my reviews

This sexist "romantic comedy" has very little going for it except the wonderful cast, and a few funny scenes such as the "sand hogs" playing their musical chairs game. Claudette and Fred surely do the best they can with hardly anything to work with. There are good production values all the way and the tunnel work looks very realistic. Hollywood was always ready to go the "whole hog" for very little result.


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