Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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.
The girl who dances the Charleston in a red cloche hat at the beginning of this film is Eleanor Donahue who would later achieve TV immortality as the older daughter Betty Anderson in the long-running, family friendly sitcom Father Knows Best.
J. Maxwell Bloomhaus:
My scotch it shrinks too.
Stevens, the Butler: Alcohol evaporates in the summer, sir.
J. Maxwell Bloomhaus: In the Sahara desert that much couldn't evaporate.
Story takes place in weeks immediately following 1929 stock market crash (which occurred in late October), yet guests at East Coast estate where story is set have a pool party and wear summer clothes.
On the DVD release and Turner Classic Movies showings, beneath the credit "Screen Play by Harry Clork" the credit for the play "No, No, Nanette" and its writers as source material is obscured by a reddish-brown smudge. Furthermore, lyricist Irving Caesar was omitted.