The Time the Place and the Girl is snappy tom-foolery, tunefully embroidered.
The Time the Place and the Girl is snappy tom-foolery, tunefully embroidered.Score contains six numbers by Leo Robin and Arthur Schwartz. All are tuneful. Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson, Janis Paige and Martha Vickers vocal the songs. A standout is Carmen Cavallaro’s spot with ‘Thousand Dreams’. David Butler’s direction punches over the comedy, getting the most from bright lines and situations in the script. Plot is thin but neatly put together in the writing to carry through as support for musical sequences. Butler gives it broad treatment and cast responds for laughs. Story line has Morgan and Carson trying to put on a musical show against the opposition of Florence Bates, oldtime opera star, and her priggish manager, Donald Woods.
The Time, the Place and the Girl
Warner. Director David Butler; Producer Alex Gottlieb; Screenplay Francis Swann, Agnes Christine Johnston, Lynn Starling; Camera William V. Skall, Arthur Edeson; Editor Irene Morra; Music Arthur Schwartz, Leo Robin; Art Director Hugh Reticker
(Color) Extract of a review from 1946. Running time: 105 MIN.
Dennis Morgan Jack Carson Janis Paige Martha Vickers
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