To prevent a libel case against the paper, a reporter tries to compromise the reputation of a tycoon's slandered daughter.

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Gladys Benton
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Warren Haggerty
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J.B. Allenbury
Carlos Ramírez ...
Carlos Ramírez
Ben Blue ...
Spike Dolan
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Barbara 'Babs' Norvell
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Homer Henshaw
Josephine Whittell ...
Mrs. Burns Norvell
Paul Harvey ...
Curtis Farwood
Jonathan Hale ...
Hector Boswell
James Flavin ...
Joe
Celia Travers ...
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The "Morning Star" is in trouble: J.B. Allenbury, rich and mighty, will sue them for 2 million dollars for an article which says that his daughter is chasing after married men. Reporter Bill Chandler is sent after Connie to prove that the story is actually true. The only problem is that he's not married....yet. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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25 July 1946 (USA)  »

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Casar é Fácil  »

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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 16, 1948 with Van Johnson and Esther Williams reprising their film roles. See more »

Quotes

Warren Haggerty: Do you want me to kill myself, Gladys?
Gladys Benton: Not until you change your insurance.
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Referenced in Forecast (1945) See more »

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A-Hunting We Will Go
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Written by Thomas Augustine Arne
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Libeled Remake
4 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

Musical remake of "Libeled Lady" doesn't come close to matching the 1936 screwball classic but is mildly entertaining. Williams, Johnson, Ball, and Wynn are no match for the stellar cast of Myrna Loy, William Powell, Jean Harlow, and Spencer Tracy. Johnson and Williams are too bland in the lead roles. Lucy provides a few chuckles; upon learning that Johnson may be married to two women, she says, "That's arson." The funniest scene has her getting drunk with Johnson. Williams gets a dip in the pool but the musical numbers are not memorable and probably contribute to the lethargic pacing. By comparison, the original zipped along at a rapid pace.


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