Warren Haggerty is the chief editor of the New York Evening Star. When it is filed a 5 million dollars claim by Connie Allenbury for having printed she is a marriage-breaker, he organizes the unconsummated marriage of his fiancee and the don Juan Bill Chandler.
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That Spencer Tracy is a ratfink! Of course the real reason to watch it was for the Powell/Loy chemistry. Watched all the Thin Man movies, and now moving on to their other collaborations. This was definitely not a glamorous role for Jean Harlow. They kept putting her in ridiculous costumes such that you could understand why Tracy didn't want to marry her.
Just a spectacular comedy with a truly all star cast. Not sure why I havent reviewed this one yet. Its one of my favorite "screwball-esque" type comedies. I wouldnt really consider this one full screwball, but similar writing as Philadelphia Story. Powell Loy and Tracy work beautifully together, too bad I think this is their only film together? I need to verify. 5 easy stars
What a charming film. The cast (down to the smallest role) is at the top of their game. (ok MUBI, of all the Adrian-gowned, Cedric-Gibbons-ized loveliness in this film...surely you could have provided a better movie still?)