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Walter and Vivian live in the country and have a difficult time keeping servants. Walter hires an private detective who has been fired for arresting the District Attorney. They only way that Walter can get Jerry to work for him is to tell Jerry that his life is in danger; the neighbor is trying to take his wife; and that Nazi spies are everywhere. Jerry needs a cook for his 'cover' so he gets his fiancée Susan to work with him. To keep Jerry working, Walter sends the threatening letters to himself and hires actors to play the spies. It soon becomes apparent that Susan cannot cook and Jerry could not find a spy if he tripped over him.Written by
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This film's earliest documented telecasts took place in Columbus Sunday 29 July 1956 on WTVN (Channel 6), in Tucson Wednesday 8 August 1956 on KDWI (Channel 9), and in Indianapolis Saturday 11 August 1956 on WISH (Channel 8); it first aired in Boston Wednesday 10 October 1956 on WBZ (Channel 4), in Miami Saturday 17 November 1956 on WTVJ (Channel 4), in Phoenix Wednesday 21 November 1956 on KVAR (Channel 12), in Albuquerque Tuesday 27 November 1956 on KOAT (Channel 7), in Bellingham WA Tuesday 11 December 1956 on KVOS (Channel 12), in Portland OR Sunday 16 December 1956 on KOIN (Channel 6), and in Spokane Friday 21 December 1956 on KREM (Channel 2). See more »
When the water gets turned off while Jerry is in the shower, his hair, face and upper body are covered in soap. But in the long shot of him peering out of the shower, there's hardly any soap to be seen. The next shot of him back in the shower, all the soap lather reappears. See more »
Uneven comedy that benefits from Jack Carson's mugging skills but that's about all. The plot's darn near incomprehensible in its three main threads. The comedic thread where Carson and Wyman take on servant's duties they're totally unprepared for is promising. The second thread about his detective work is okay. But the third, about supposedly pseudo-Nazis is a gesture to the time and very poorly managed.
Overall, the comedy's left mainly to Carson and not the movie itself. Then too, director Godfrey doesn't seem very engaged, as though the script and Carson should be enough. Check out director Alan Dwan's thematically similar Getting Gertie's Garter (1945) for an edifying contrast. Nonetheless, there are some amusing bits— the bed bouncing test that's also innuendo, Carson and Wyman preparing the world's worst fancy meal, and Carson showering in the girl's quarters where towels magically appear. Too bad Carson's largely forgotten. He was a fine all around actor, as adept at drama as he was at comedy. The movie, however, is far from his best.
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