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Rosalind Russell was one of Hollywood's most talented actresses and this movie puts her through all the emotions. She has witty lines, ala Auntie Mame and heart-wrenching scenes as when a cast member commits suicide. A very good and different script by Leo Rosten helps make for a plausible and entertaining film. All of the cast is great, including Claire Trevor who, if she hadn't won for "Key Largo" the same year, should have been nominated for her small but very effective part. But, it's Russell's film and she gives another great dramatic performance. Enjoy this highly underrated film. Like "Repeat Performance" from the same year, you won't forget this film.
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