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Up in Mabel's Room (1944)

 -  Comedy  -  7 April 1944 (USA)
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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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Geraldine Ainsworth
Dennis O'Keefe ...
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Mabel Essington
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Lee Bowman ...
Arthur Weldon
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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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Under Mabel's bed
3 February 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Newly-wed Gary (Dennis O'Keefe) tries to steal a neglige that he previously gave to Mabel (Gail Patrick) as a present. He tries to steal it coz the bitch is threatening to show it to his wife Geraldine (Marjorie Reynolds) at a weekend party that she is hosting. A few other characters are involved but the film mainly follows Gary's attempt to destroy the evidence....if he can find it....

The film has a few funny moments and the story could have been wrapped up after 2 minutes if Gary had just explained the situation to Geraldine at the beginning. There is no reason why he shouldn't have done precisely that. But, despite Mabel being a despicable monster for her actions, and Geraldine, at times, being an annoying drip of a woman, the film is lightweight fluff that passes the time. The dialogue is funny but the story drags on a bit and I got bored with it.


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