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Bette Davis plays a facial cream heiress in this middling comedy, which Warner Bros. filmed partially in Florida. Mistaking George Brent for a fellow socialite, Bette quickly marries him only to discover that he is a penniless reporter searching for peace and quiet to finish the great American novel. As it turns out, Bette is not who she claims to be, either, but a waitress hired by the perfume company as a sort of advertising gimmick. Fearing she may lose George if he learns the truth, she goes out of her way to hide her true identity, to the point where the exasperated young man finds solace with Carol Hughes, a true blue blood. Everything works out in the end, of course, and the couple is reunited. ~ Hans J. Wollstein, Rovi

Cast

Bette Davis
as Daisy Appleby
George Brent
as Johnny Jones
Eugene Pallette
as Mr. Meyers
Dick Foran
as Tommy Blake
Carolyn Hughes
as Hortense Burke-Meyers
Ivan Lebedeff
as Count Giggi Guilliano
Hobart Cavanaugh
as De Wolfe
Henry O'Neill
as Mr. Appleby
Eddie Acuff
as Davis
Earl Foxe
as Parker
E.E. Clive
as Walker
Frank Faylen
as Reporter
Eddie Fetherstone
George Sorel
as Marcel
Naomi Judge
as Mrs Clarke
William "Wild Bill" Elliott
Shirley Lloyd
as Miss French
Mary Treen
as Secretary
Bess Flowers
as Miss Hackett
Don Brodie
Edward Keane
as Bixby
Rudolph Anders
as Max
Alma Lloyd
as Telephone Girl
Selmar Jackson

Crew

Alfred E. Green
Director
Sam Bischoff
Producer
Michael Arlen
Play Author
Giorgio Prosperi
Screenwriter
Charles Kenyon
Screenwriter
Arthur Edeson
Cinematographer
Leo F. Forbstein
Musical Direction/Supervision
Leo F. Forbstein
Composer (Music Score)
Heinz Roemheld
Composer (Music Score)
Thomas Pratt
Editor
Orry-Kelly
Costume Designer
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