The Devil and Miss Jones

The Devil and Miss Jones

Sam Wood (1941)

92min
U Certificate
Tomorrow 2:50pm - 4:40pm Talking Pictures TV
SUB B&W
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Review

Our Score
Jean Arthur's smart, sassy brittleness may be an acquired taste, but to her fans she can brighten up any comedy - including this one, which has a touch of Frank Capra in its theme. Arthur plays a shopgirl who suddenly comes face to face with the big boss, tycoon Charles Coburn, when he decides to pose as an employee. The cast members put in polished performances, with leading man Robert Cummings the only disappointment.

Summary

A millionaire businessman masquerades as a humble shop assistant in his own department store in a bid to understand why some of his employees are unhappy with their situation - and gets a surprising insight into how the other half lives. Comedy, starring Charles Coburn, Jean Arthur, Robert Cummings, Spring Byington and Edmund Gwenn.

Cast & Crew

John P Merrick Charles Coburn
Mary Jones Jean Arthur
Joe Robert Cummings
Elizabeth Spring Byington
Hooper Edmund Gwenn
George SZ Sakall
Allison Walter Kingsford
Harrison Montagu Love
Director Sam Wood
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Other Information

Language: EnglishBlack and whiteTheatrical distributor: R.K.O. Radio Pictures LtdAvailable on: video
Comedy