Tea for Two (1950)

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A socialite with aspirations of a career in show business bets her wealthy uncle $25,000 that she can say "no" to everything for two days straight, hoping winning will help her fulfill her dreams.

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  • Doris Day and Gordon MacRae in Tea for Two (1950)
  • Doris Day and Gordon MacRae in Tea for Two (1950)
  • Doris Day and S.Z. Sakall in Tea for Two (1950)
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  • Doris Day and Eve Arden in Tea for Two (1950)
  • Doris Day and Gordon MacRae in Tea for Two (1950)

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11 August 2007 | wes-connors
5
| Just Say No For a Day
This film peaks near its beginning with a production number featuring Doris Day and Gene Nelson dancing with both an infinity mirrored wall and the New York skyline showing outside (of some huge windows). The later production number, a blend of "No, No Nanette" and "Tea for Two", is tellingly anti-climatic.

The plot is easy - Ms. Day has to say "No" to everything for a day. But, the movie goes on and on with several songs and dances having little/nothing to do with the story. Other characters and sub-plots are thrown in; with all the extra songs and dances, I have no trouble believing everything in this film was not in the original "No, No Nanette". Some of it all is very good - Day and MacRae sing well, Mr. Nelson dances well, and Eve Arden does her thing - but this feels more like a string of songs and scenes than a movie.

***** Tea for Two (9/1/50) David Butler ~ Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Gene Nelson, Eve Arden

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