Let's Live a Little

Let's Live a Little

Richard Wallace (1948)

85min
PG Certificate
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Review

Our Score
This is the kind of frothy comedy that cries out for the likes of William Powell and Myrna Loy, but instead has to settle for Robert Cummings and Hedy Lamarr. Cummings (who was usually billed as Bob in comedies and Robert in weightier fare) seems more at home than his co-star with the endless round of misunderstandings and petty feuds, but like Lady in the Dark - the Ginger Rogers musical about psychoanalysis - the film suffers from a touch of the verbals whenever psychiatrist Lamarr gets to try out her couch-side manner on Cummings's neurotic advertising executive. Fatally short on pace and fun.

Summary

An advertising executive falls for a psychiatrist whose book her is promoting while being pursued by his ex-fiancee. Romantic comedy, starring Hedy Lamarr and Robert Cummings.

Cast & Crew

Dr JO Loring Hedy Lamarr
Duke Crawford Robert Cummings
Michele Bennett Anna Sten
Director Richard Wallace

Other Information

Language: EnglishBlack and white
Comedy Drama