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The Lady Takes a Sailor (1949)

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Jennifer Smith heads a "Consumer Reports"-type company and her reputation for honesty is her greatest asset. While out boating one day she encounters a secret prototype submarine piloted by... See full summary »

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Jennifer Smith heads a "Consumer Reports"-type company and her reputation for honesty is her greatest asset. While out boating one day she encounters a secret prototype submarine piloted by Bill Craig. Trying to explain her absence after her boat sinks becomes very difficult as Bill and his cohorts attempt to discredit her story. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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4 August 1950 (Finland)  »

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Até Parece Mentira  »

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Same theme music was used in Bed of Roses (1933). See more »

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When Jennifer is trying to get away from Bill outside of her apartment, after she gets in to her car, a clear refection of the boom microphone can be seen moving across the windshield. See more »

Quotes

Jennifer Smith: But you've got to give me that film! My whole repuation is at stake on account of that film!
Bill Craig: You shouldn't pose for such pictures, Miss Smith.
[waggles finger at her]
Bill Craig: Naughty, naughty!
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Bad to worse when it tries to do slapstick
3 May 2002 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

Wyman is fine and Arden does her usual duty, but the rest is an awful mess. The main flaw is very weak plot is all over the place. First we're in Wyman's potentially interesting workplace that, after a big setup, we'll never see again. Then we have the ridiculously stupid underwater tractor where our two leads meet. After that we just have dumb slapstick and unwitty dialogue. The pacing is terrible, nothing makes sense, and there's little chemistry with the love angle. Give it a miss.


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