What a Woman! (1943)

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A literary agent is pursued by the charming writer of a popular magazine while she attempts to sway one of her clients, a handsome but innocent college professor, to star in an upcoming movie based on his best-selling novel The Whirlwind.

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17 August 2017 | bkoganbing
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| If you can write it, you can emote it
Rosalind Russell stars in What A Woman in one of her career girl parts, that of a literary agent and one high powered agent she is. She's the daughter of a US Senator Edward Fielding.

That's enough to get free and easy free lance writer Brian Aherne interested enough to do a profile. Especially since Russell has a new project. She wants to get one of her authors reserved English professor Willard Parker to shed his pseudonym from the steamy romance novel he's written and become an actor.

She operates under the thesis if you can write it, you an emote it. As it turns out beneath the shy exterior of the professor lies a budding Errol Flynn.

Russell's high powered agent complements beautifully the slow paced and unhurried pace of Brian Aherne. Her big problem is she might just have fallen for her own creation in Parker.

The ever wise Aherne realizes that Roz will inevitably grasp they are meant for each other.

It's all a bit silly, but the leads do carry it off. After over 70 years What A Woman still holds up beautifully.

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Genres

Comedy | Romance

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Release Date:

28 December 1943

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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