Employees of the Sleeptite Pajama Factory are looking for a whopping seven-and-a-half cent an hour increase and they won’t take no for an answer. Babe Williams is their feisty employee representative but she may have found her match in shop superintendent Sid Sorokin.
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3.5 stars. After "Calamity Jane" and "The Man Who Knew Too Much," this is Doris Day's most engaging performance. She is energized by the score and the cast and her leading man. John Raitt is not much of an actor but he is a fine singer and a hunk. Her reactions are down to earth and fully felt. You like her.
It doesn't hurt that Stanley Donen was co-director.
Falls into the same trap a lot of old musicals do in that the song and dance numbers are fun, but the plot behind them is virtually non-existent. Worse than that are the two lead characters, who I found unlikeable. The romance had no chemistry and felt extremely forced. It does get better as it goes along and more characters come into play. Really enjoyed some of the musical numbers, but overall a resounding "meh."