New York sophisticates David Smith and Ann Smith née Krausheimer have been lovingly and passionately married for three years, or so they believed. They are told individually that due to a technicality - an unresolved municipal and state jurisdictional issue at the time of their supposed marriage - their wedding was not legal, and as such they are not really married. Despite David saying earlier in the day that if he had to do his life all over again that he would not have married her (even though he loves her), it is Ann that decides not to marry David this second time around due to an action, or in reality inaction, by David in reaction to the news of their marriage being invalid. While Ann goes about her life as a supposedly single woman (which includes calling herself Ann Krausheimer), David does whatever he can to win Ann back. But winning Ann's hand may be difficult as part of Ann's new life is dating other men. One of those other men and the most serious is David's best friend ...
Riotously directed by Alfred Hitchcock who now lends to laughter that touch of genius which was so evident in his "Rebecca" and "Foreign Correspondent"
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Did You Know?
(Gertie, David Smith's cigarette-smoking blind date) appeared in Woman to Woman
(1923) and The White Shadow (1924), silent movies on which Director Sir Alfred Hitchcock
had worked early in his career, as Writer, Art Director, and Assistant Director. See more
At Lake Placid, when Jeff and Ann try to pick up David in the snow, his hat falls off. When the shot changes to behind Jeff, David's hat is back on. See more
Isn't it a little crowded in here? Couldn't we go someplace where it was - quieter? Maybe a little darker?
No, cookie. We'll go to one of them dark, romantic places later. We're eatin' first. You ever been here?
Oh, yes, often. That's why I wanted to go some place that was darker.
I don't get it.
The Sidewalks of New York
Music by Charles Lawlor
In the score during scenes at Mamma Lucy's See more