The Bachelor and the Bobby Soxer (1947) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple, Rudy Vallee

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Cary Grant plays Richard Nugent caught between two headstrong women. He's appearing in court before Judge Margaret Turner (Myrna Loy), a hard case if ever there were one. In a screwball twist, the artist appears as a guest lecturer at her sister's school. Teenaged Susan Turner (Shirley Temple) is instantly smitten by the rakish older man. Margaret finds out why after Susan wheedles her way into his apartment. The judge insists that it is only just for to Nugent help Susan through this crush by dating her until she tires of him. Rudy Vallee is hysterical as Margaret's suitor, Tommy Chamberlin. Ray Collins and Harry Davenport are also featured.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   matchmaker help from adults How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   artist Age:    -   20's-30's


City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   school

Writing Style

Any profanity?    -   None

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