Youth Takes a Fling (1938)

  |  Comedy, Romance

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Joe Meadows (Joel McCrea), a sensitive lad from Kansas, arrives in New York to begin a sea-faring career. But due to the scarcity of jobs in that field he accepts work at an ocean-site ... See full summary »


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15 August 2019 | GManfred
******* 30's Romance
Odd title for a movie, especially a title which is as nebulous as this one. All things considered it is pretty funny and finds the pair in several comical situations. All in all, a breezy and entertaining trifle of a movie. It plays like a second feature but has an A feature cast with Joel McCrea and Andrea Leeds.

Nutshell; Leeds wants to find a husband and get married, but McCrea has no interest - he wants to ship out as a seaman and see the world. Both end up working for the same department store when they meet. As stated, there are some good instances of humor as well as illogical unexplained circumstances - a staple feature of 30's movies. It's easy to take and it's 75 minutes pass quickly. Shown at Capitolfest, Rome, NY, 8/19.

******* 7/10 - Website no longer prints my star rating.

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