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In this reworking of "No, No, Nanette," wealthy heiress Nanette Carter bets her uncle $25,000 that she can say "no" to everything for 48 hours. If she wins, she can invest the money in a ... See full summary »

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In this reworking of "No, No, Nanette," wealthy heiress Nanette Carter bets her uncle $25,000 that she can say "no" to everything for 48 hours. If she wins, she can invest the money in a Broadway show featuring songs written by her beau, and of course, in which she will star. Trouble is, she doesn't realize her uncle's been wiped out by the Stock Market crash. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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In this version of the Broadway musical "No, No, Nanette", Eve Arden plays Pauline, but in the original 1940 version she played Kitty. See more »

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Story takes place in weeks immediately following 1929 stock market crash (which occurred in late October), yet guests at East Coast estate where story is set have a pool party and wear summer clothes. See more »

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On the DVD release and Turner Classic Movies showings, beneath the credit "Screen Play by Harry Clork" the credit for the play "No, No, Nanette" and its writers as source material is obscured by a reddish-brown smudge. Furthermore, lyricist Irving Caesar was omitted. See more »

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Version of No, No, Nanette (1930) See more »

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Lyrics by Cecil Mack
Music by James P. Johnson (as Jimmy Johnson)
Danced by Billy De Wolfe and cast
Played at the Westchester estate
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A nice re-working of NO, NO NANETTE makes sparkling musical...
17 June 2002 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

DORIS DAY and GORDON MacRAE are a pleasant team again in TEA FOR TWO, this time given some nifty song and dance routines and a supporting cast of old pros--Gene Nelson, Eve Arden, S.Z. Sakall, Patrice Wymore, and Billy deWolfe. The fluffy plot has Day promising Sakall that she'll say "no" to any question posed over the week-end, but is only an excuse for some wonderful old-time songs and some talented dancing by Day and Gene Nelson.

Day proves what a fine vocalist she is--and Gordon MacRae proves he's no slouch with his pleasant baritone voice. Gene Nelson does some fancy footwork and there are comic highlights with Eve Arden tossing off one-liners with her usual skill and Billy deWolfe reminding us what a wonderful comedian he could be with the right material.

Pleasant, above average entertainment, well worthwhile if you like these kind of fluffy musicals.


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