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No Time for Comedy (1940) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by William Keighley and produced by Hal B. Wallis, Jack L. Warner and Robert Lord.

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on Mar 18, 2014 From True Classics

Ah, James Stewart: the innocent, lovable screwball we all know and love. He’s the admirable, passionate, naive young Jefferson Smith in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington?(1939).?He’s the dedicated family man and pillar of the community as George Bailey in It’s A Wonderful Life?(1946).?H... Read full article


No Time for Comedy (1940)

By Brandy Dean on Oct 8, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

No Time for Comedy, directed by William Keighley and starring Rosalind Russell and Jimmy Stewart, is a light-hearted adaptation of the popular Broadway play of the same name by S. N. Behrman. Falling somewhere between a toned down screwball comedy and a classic comedy of manners, the movie largely h... Read full article


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Clementine, Actress in Show: [on phone looking for Mr. Esterbrook] Hello, Luxury Turkish Bath? Connect me to the department for taking care of gentlemen on the loose. Line's busy? I'll wait.
[door bell rings and she goes to let in Mr. Swift]
Clementine, Actress in Show: Has Mr. Easterbrook been there today? No? Well, if he should be carried in, ask him to call his apartment - if he can talk.


Gaylord 'Gay' Esterbrook: [speaking to his wife Linda] Well, now, just what's behind that dark innuendo?
Clementine, Actress in Show: Aint nothing behind me, boss.


Linda Paige Esterbrook: [Crying] I don't want to lose him!
[Gaylord]
Philo Swift: Well, I don't want to lose Amanda either, but for a totally different reason. I don't want to have my tombstone cluttered up with the names of my formally beloved wives - it leaves no room for the more important data.


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The original play by S.N. Behrman opened in Indianapolis, Indiana, on 31 March 1939.
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