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Up in Mabel's Room (1944)

Newly-married Gary Ainsworth once gave his former sweetheart Mabel a sexy negligee with his initials embroidered in the lacework. It is Gary's unenviable task to retrieve the incriminating undergarment from Mabel's room.

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Newly-married Gary Ainsworth once gave his former sweetheart Mabel a sexy negligee with his initials embroidered in the lacework. It is Gary's unenviable task to retrieve the incriminating undergarment from Mabel's room.

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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 22, 1944 with Dennis O'Keefe, Marjorie Reynolds and Mischa Auer reprising their film roles. See more »

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Version of Up in Mabel's Room (1926) See more »

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Perennial chestnut farce.

This is the same plot as GETTING GERTIE'S GARTER and is both a staple stage farce plus a popular film in two versions. Dennis O'Keefe plays the young man who is engaged but who, in a moment of infatuation, once had a particularly private item of clothing from his fiancee engraved with identifying information and now the recipient of this item will be spending the weekend with him at his fiancee's home. It's fast and furious and fun but just fluff. All do well. The score was nominated for an Oscar but the Sound should have been the recipient of this honor - clear and clean and crisp. Lots of fun.


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