New York sophisticates David Smith and Ann Smith née Krausheimer have been lovingly and passionately married for three years, or so they believed. They are told individually that due to a technicality - an unresolved municipal and state jurisdictional issue at the time of their supposed marriage - their wedding was not legal, and as such they are not really married. Despite David saying earlier in the day that if he had to do his life all over again that he would not have married her (even though he loves her), it is Ann that decides not to marry David this second time around due to an action, or in reality inaction, by David in reaction to the news of their marriage being invalid. While Ann goes about her life as a supposedly single woman (which includes calling herself Ann Krausheimer), David does whatever he can to win Ann back. But winning Ann's hand may be difficult as part of Ann's new life is dating other men. One of those other men and the most serious is David's best friend ...
FOR YOUR BIGGEST LAUGH THIS YEAR See -- Carole LOMBARD - Robert MONTGOMERY -- co-sparring in a romance-battle to a finish that will leave you gasping! --
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Did You Know?
Sir Alfred Hitchcock
decided to direct this movie, because of Carole Lombard
's request. This was one of the few movies where Hitchcock wasn't involved in the scripting process. Since he really didn't understand the type of people who were portrayed in the movie, all he did was basically photograph the scenes as written. See more
Because the Smiths entered into the marriage in good faith, and because they were unaware at the time that the marriage was invalid, their marriage is in fact still legal under American law. See more
Miss Krausheimer, we understood you were a single woman. As an aid to to the unemployment crisis, it is our policy not to employ married women.
The Sidewalks of New York
Music by Charles Lawlor
In the score during scenes at Mamma Lucy's See more