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 ... See full summary »
Robert Z. Leonard
In the company of reporter Michael Anthony, American heiress Sally Parker flees her planned wedding to Prince Igor; Sally is unaware of Mike's detestable occupation. The two steal an airplane that is part of a spy plot and discover secret plans. They are pursued by the spies as well as by Mike's pal Barnabas, who wants a piece of the hot news story.Written by
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This film's earliest documented telecast took place in Tucson Wednesday 12 June 1957 on KVOA (Channel 4); it first aired in Los Angeles 28 June 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), in Chicago 11 July 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), in New Haven CT 23 September 1957 on WNHC (Channel 8), in Altoona PA 7 October 1957 on WFBG (Channel 10), in Baltimore 15 October 1957 on WJZ (Channel 13), in Philadelphia 18 October 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), in Lebanon PA 21 October 1957 on WLBR (Channel 15), in Miami 6 November 1957 on WCKT (Channel 7), in Norfolk VA 19 November 1957 on WTAR (Channel 3), in San Antonio 25 November 1957 on WOAI (Channel 4), and in Honolulu 28 November 1957 on KHVH (Channel 13); it finally founds its way to New York City 2 August 1959 on WCBS (Channel 2) and to San Francisco 24 April 1960 on KGO (Channel 7). See more »
When Gable is riding a wagon with Joan Crawford, he jumps off and is seen bare-headed. In the next shot he is seen walking behind the wagon wearing a goofy hat. Then in the next shot he is jumping on the wagon without a hat. See more »
Please don't be surprised if I suddenly go into an accent.
Well, after what I've been through I wouldn't be surprised if you suddenly vanished in a puff of smoke.
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Opening credits are shown over images of trains and autos. See more »
Daffy road comedy stars a gorgeous, glowing Crawford
This one is worth seeing for Crawford's delightful performance: she positively glows as the madcap heiress on the run. Despite the silly story and uneven performance from Gable (his legendary chemistry with Crawford is nonetheless in evidence), there is always the snappy dialogue (much of it written by John Lee Mahin of "Red Dust" and "Bombshell"), to keep the laughs coming. Crawford's then husband Franchot Tone plays Gable's fellow reporter. For anyone who wonders why she is called the ultimate movie star.
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