The screenplay, taken from a Vera Caspary story, is a no depth (but easy to take) yarn which has Bob Hope as a writer whose business affairs are mismanaged with the result that he's in hock to Internal Revenue. He goes to a newly-developed California community to indite something on what makes American women tick.

The screenplay, taken from a Vera Caspary story, is a no depth (but easy to take) yarn which has Bob Hope as a writer whose business affairs are mismanaged with the result that he’s in hock to Internal Revenue. He goes to a newly-developed California community to indite something on what makes American women tick.

The women in town, all young marrieds and pretty, take to him, either for his counsel on marital affairs or a flirtation walk now and then. Actually, though, Hope is innocent of any romantic hanky panky and eventually announces his love for Lana Turner, the only single girl in the vicinity.

Nothing special about the performances, but then not too much is demanded.

Bachelor in Paradise

Production

M-G-M. Director Jack Arnold; Producer Ted Richmond; Screenplay Valentine Davies, Hal Kanter; Camera Joseph Ruttenberg; Editor Richard W. Farrell; Music Henry Mancini; Art Director George W. Davis, Hans Peters

Crew

(Color) Widescreen. Extract of a review from 1961. Running time: 109 MIN.

With

Bob Hope Lana Turner Janis Paige Jim Hutton Paula Prentiss Agnes Moorehead
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