Background of New York’s garment- manufacturing sector provides the setting for this adult drama [adapted by Vera Caspary from Jerome Weidman’s novel].
Uniformly excellent trouping is turned in by the three stars, Susan Hayward, Dan Dailey and George Sanders. It’s the setup of an ambitious woman who schemes her way to establish her own business, then almost throws over her partners for a love nest arrangement with a merchant prince who can make her a world-renowned costume designer.
Hayward is the ambitious femme. She partners with Dailey, a hot garment salesman, and Sam Jaffe, an experienced production man, and their business grows, but not fast enough to satisfy the girl. She meets and charms Sanders, merchant prince, who offers her fame if she can break with her partners. It’s more than business with Dailey, who eyes Hayward romantically. This provides some conflict when she goes for Sanders.
I Can Get It for You Wholesale
20th Century-Fox. Director Michael Gordon; Producer Sol C. Siegel; Screenplay Abraham Polonsky; Camera Milton Krasner; Editor Robert Simpson; Music Sol Kaplan; Art Director Lyle Wheeler, John DeCuir
(B&W) Extract of a review from 1951. Running time: 91 MIN.
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