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She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945)

Susan Lane is a gifted psychiatrist, grounded in self-control. Before returning by train to her practice in Chicago, she spends time back East with war veterans, building their self-esteem,... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
... Dr. Susan A. Lane
... Michael Kent
... Allura
... Doctor Lane
... Albert
... Laura Pitts
... Judge Whittaker
Lewis L. Russell ... Colonel Brady (as Lewis Russell)
... Train Passenger at Bar
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Susan Lane is a gifted psychiatrist, grounded in self-control. Before returning by train to her practice in Chicago, she spends time back East with war veterans, building their self-esteem, but frowning on the impulsive, as represented by a favorite comic strip called "The Nixie." She bumps into Michael Kent, an officer and the comic strip's author. He likes her instantly and she dislikes him. He's headed to the Pacific, sees her on the train, gets off in Chicago, and with her father's help, pursues her and hatches a plan to marry her. Meanwhile, she has her own plan to get rid of him with the help of a blond patient. Will the Nixie get into her psyche? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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29 November 1945 (USA)  »

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Some Call It Love  »

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"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on June 2, 1950 with Rosalind Russell reprising her film role. See more »

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On a door in the ward in which we first see Russell plying her trade, there appears -- in raised lettering, no less -- the embarrassingly misspelled legend "Neuro-Pyschiatric Ward." See more »

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Doctor Lane: Everything's fair in love and war my boy, and this is both!
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Slick but uninvolving post WW2 comedy.
14 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

The bite had gone out of the Columbia comedies by the time they got around to having Roz Russell, in her Travis Bainton wardrobe, front this one as a psychiatrist who assures army hospital patients that we don't get shell shock anymore. According to formula, her self sufficiency has to be wiped out by the final reel and the agent of change here is a less than sparkling Lee Bowman, serviceman cartoonist whose Nixie strip character banishes inhibitions.

The studio's most prestigious technicians give things a smoothness that doesn't make them any more plausible. Best element is the forties atmosphere - train, clothes, cars.

Russell and Hall got better results with MY SISTER EILEEN.


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