Review: ‘I’ll Have What She’s Having: Behind the Scenes of the Great Romantic Comedies’

'I'll Have What She's Having: Behind

<i>Variety</I>'s Boston correspondent Daniel M. Kimmel tells the story behind romantic comedies ranging from "The Philadelphia Story" to "There's Something About Mary." The overview begins with Ernst Lubitsch's largely forgotten 1932 pre-Code tale, "Trouble in Paradise," before moving on to more familiar territory with pics such as "It Happened One Night" and "My Man Godfrey."

Variety‘s Boston correspondent Daniel M. Kimmel tells the story behind romantic comedies ranging from “The Philadelphia Story” to “There’s Something About Mary.” The overview begins with Ernst Lubitsch’s largely forgotten 1932 pre-Code tale, “Trouble in Paradise,” before moving on to more familiar territory with pics such as “It Happened One Night” and “My Man Godfrey.” His overview concludes with “Love Actually,” the late 2003 entry from British romantic comedy maestro Richard Curtis.

I'll Have What She's Having: Behind the Scenes of the Great Romantic Comedies

Ivan R. Dee; 294 pgs.; $26.95

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Daniel M. Kimmel

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