Hard-hitting news editor Jim Branch falls for high-society type Sharon Norwood but can't get to first base as he continually makes use of her knowledge of the rich and famous to try to ...
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Hard-hitting news editor Jim Branch falls for high-society type Sharon Norwood but can't get to first base as he continually makes use of her knowledge of the rich and famous to try to solve the murder of one of her socialite acquaintences.Written by
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This film was first telecast in Los Angeles Thursday 21 February 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11); it first aired in Chicago 25 April 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), in Norfolk VA 15 May 1957 on WTAR (Channel 3), in Minneapolis 21 June 1957 on KMGM (Channel 9), in Seattle 23 June 1957 on KING (Channel 5), in Portland OR 9 July 1957 on KGW (Channel 8), in Hartford CT 20 August 1957 on WHCT (Channel 18), and in Indianapolis 8 November 1957 on WLW-I (Channel 13); its initial airings in San Francisco occurred 3 June 1958 on KGO (Channel 7), in Philadelphia 15 July 1958 on WFIL (Channel 6), and in Altoona PA 9 January 1959 on WFBG (Channel 10); its television premiere in New York City occurred 1 July 1959 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »
A hard nosed editor (Clark Gable) hires a society girl (Constance Bennett) as a reporter but he's actually using her to try and crack a story on a playboy (Stuart Erwin). The editor gets in over his head when a murder takes place and might put the girl in danger, which is even worse when he falls for her. This is certainly minor fair but it's made entertaining by the terrific performance by Gable. It's somewhat shocking to see how great he is even though the story is pretty bland and unoriginal. For the most part Gable plays the part as a fast talker and he comes off very charming in doing this. He certainly keeps the film going with his performance and almost makes the viewer forget how silly the actual story is. Bennett is also very good in her role and the two stars work well together. The film borrows some from Gable's Oscar winning role in It Happened One Night and there's also a funny scene where Gable plays Popeye. The first thirty-minutes are actually pretty involving but the second half of the movie completely falls apart when the love story is brought in. There's also some slapstick comedy that comes out of no where and really seems like a scene from another movie accidentally edited into this one. Henry Travers of It's a Wonderful Life has a small role.
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