Passed | | Comedy
A single magazine editor pretends to be married in order to avoid advances from male colleagues, but complications ensue when she meets a potential suitor.
The Ohio Song sung several times in the film by Melvyn Douglas - and Myrna Loy toward the end, is "Round on the End, High in the Middle." Its roots go back to 1922 Broadway. Frances White introduced it in a show called, "The Hotel Mouse," which ran for just 11 weeks at the Schubert Theater. Canadian composer Alfred Bryan wrote the score. He is noted for hit songs such as "Peg O' My Heart" (1913), "Brown Eyes" and "Why Are You Blue" of 1924, and "Japansy" of 1928. A vaudeville performer, Ned Halon, wrote the lyrics.
You know, there was a man once named Frankenstein, who created a monster, and it came to life and made a lot of trouble for him. So, I thought if you wanted to play Frankenstein you might as well have a monster. There's nothing like a nice monster ...
The neon sign over the gaming establishment is Play Palace, but the sign painted on the glass over the front door is Play Place, both identifications appearing in the same shot, at the same time. It also was used the previous year in another Myrna Loy film, Lucky Night (1939).
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