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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. Its initial television broadcast took place in Chicago Sunday 4 January 1959 on WBBM (Channel 2); other sponsors resisted its pre-code plot twists, and it appears that it was not taken out of the vault again for a year and a half. However, curiosity and interest in seeing Cary Grant in one of his earliest leading roles overcame that situation and it eventually surfaced in Philadelphia on the Late Show Monday 20 June 1960 on WCAU (Channel 10), in Cleveland 21 October 1960 on WJW (Channel 8), in St. Louis 5 December 1960 on KMOX (Channel 4), in Grand Rapids 13 January 1961 on WOOD (Channel 8), in Orlando 21 February 1961 on WDBO (Channel 6), in Indianapolis 7 March 1961 on WFBM (Channel 6), and in Wheeling, West Virginia 27 March 1961 on WTRF (Channel 7). It was released on DVD 19 April 2016 as one of 18 [Paramount] titles in Universal's Cary Grant: The Vault Collection, and again 12 October 2016 as part of the Universal Vault Series. See more »
I really like Cary Grant, but this film came off weak. This is probably Cary Grant's worst performance, although it isn't that bad. Overall, the film comes off more like a series of anti-climaxes and half-assed plot devices. I will give the film credit for it's ambition. The film is actually quite fun to watch, but it feels lifeless and weak and it just sort of falls apart before anything really interesting happens. The love story plot on the boat doesn't really make much sense and gives the film a more experimental film than I would like. I guess it comes off as more a series of events that don't really add to too much. I did like the opening scenes involving the phone call that Nancy Carrol gets. I thought her performance was actually better than Cary Grant's as a matter of fact. However, she does some pretty thoughtless and unrealistic stuff that really didn't help the believability factor one bit. Overall, there are some things I like about this film, but there's ore that I don't like and I cannot quite recommend the movie unless you are a die-hard fan of Cary Grant.
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