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Let's Live a Little (1948)

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A harried, overworked advertising executive is being pursued romantically by one of his clients, a successful perfume magnate ... and his former fiancée. The latest client of the agency is ... See full summary »

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A harried, overworked advertising executive is being pursued romantically by one of his clients, a successful perfume magnate ... and his former fiancée. The latest client of the agency is a psychiatrist and author of a new book. When the executive goes over to discuss the ad campaign, the psychiatrist turns out to be a woman. But what does he really need? Romance? Or analysis? Written by David Steele

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23 May 1949 (Sweden)  »

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Hell Breaks Loose  »

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"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 16, 1949 with Robert Cummings reprising his film role. See more »

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Love That Bob
8 October 2014 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Two of Hollywood's most beautiful women get to pursue Robert Cummings in Let's Live A Little. Cummings who plays a harried advertising man is involved with one client already and it would dearly like to get out of it. Cosmetics queen Anna Sten is still in love with Cummings, but he made the big mistake getting involved with her as she is rather possessive.

Wouldn't you know it he gets involved with another women. Psychiatrist Hedy Lamarr has written one of those Dr. Phil type books and Cummings is assigned to publicize the book and her. Before long he's both in love and in need of Lamarr's professional services.

That is one thing I don't get. How could that woman practice that profession with drooling men lying on the coach confessing all their issues. She would be a distraction no doubt.

And here's Cummings caught between the two of them. Got to Love That Bob.

Robert Shayne is on hand as a surgeon in the same medical group as Lamarr. I guess they had those back in the day as well. His part is similar to one he did the before in Welcome Stranger.

Let's Live A Little is kind of cute more than funny. The players have to work hard and get very little in return due to a deficient script.


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