The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
First screened in 1993 / Screened again in October 2010
Director: Irving Reis. Cast: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple, Johnny Sands, Rudy Vallee, Harry Davenport, Ray Collins, Carol Hughes, Veda Ann Borg, Lillian Randolph. Screenplay: Sidney Sheldon.
Twitter Capsule: Limited technique barely matters with Grant, Loy, and Temple twinkling like champagne bubbles.

Photo © 1947 RKO Radio Pictures
Loy: "Where is the telephone?" while holding it - Uncle Matt: "I couldn't help overhearing, I had my ear to the door" - ST: "I will not make a statement of any kind, at this time" - RV hauled off as schizo impersonator of asst DA - tracking LS at end, backing away from ML and CG, thrown together by RC - ML: "You remind me of a man" (hoo-doo, you do, the man with the power) - B

Academy Award Nominations and Winners:
Best Original Screenplay: Sidney Sheldon

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