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Joy of Living(1938)

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  • "Just Let Me Look At You"

    • hermann
    • 10/20/17

    I LOVE that song! It's the reason I keep wanting to see this movie over and over. I expect Kern, Dunne, and many others involved knew it was a special gem, given its multiple renditions in the movie. Irene's wonderful delivery of the tune, second time round to the judge, is the big treat. The entire cast is excellent, making the most of a fairly predictable story.

  • joy of living

    • kevin sellers
    • 9/29/15

    First 20 min, featuring Dunne supporting an extended family of selfish leeches, (one of whom is an extremely believable Lucille Ball) was interesting. I kinda wish that Tay Garnett and his screenwriters had gone with that as their main thrust instead of the pallid, not very funny rom com with Douglas Fairbanks Jr. a very poor man's Cary Grant. Oh well. Time spent with Irene Dunne is never wasted. Give it a C plus.

    • 2/9/14

  • Brilliant Surprise

    • Martin Treu
    • 2/9/14

    So you've seen My Favorite Wife and The Awful Truth a few times and you think you've exhausted the great Irene Dunne treasure trove of comedy? Are you ever in for a treat. This smartly paced film may be a bit episodic and weak on plot, but what truly delightful, inspired episodes they are. The director knows his timing and is blessed with a creative sense of how to make a scene sparkle and shine. Everything seems so relaxed and fresh, and the stars have real chemistry (Fairbanks should have done more comedies). They seem to be enjoying themselves, and so we should too.

  • The Joy of Loving

    • Mike
    • 4/6/12

    Another inimitable Dunne performance, with a clever script. There are a limited number of Dunne's romantic comedies, or for that matter of Fairbanks, Jr.'s, making this one timeless and priceless.

  • Talentoso elenco

    • Sonia
    • 11/9/10

    Um elenco muito talentoso tanto a Irene Dunne como Douglas Fairbanks Jr. Um filme excelente que vc se diverte muito.

  • Fun movie

    • Hannah
    • 2/1/09

    This movie is interesting to watch and Douglas Fairbanks,Jr. is excellent throughout the film. Even though there is not a strong plot, it is entertaining and Douglas' happy attitude is uplifting.I think that this is his best film from the late 1930's.

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