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According to contemporary articles in the entertainment press, filming began with Russell Nype playing Maxwell Webster. Nype was fired after he disagreed with director Mitchell Leisen on how the character was to be portrayed. Glenn Ford was brought in to replace Nype and two weeks of filming had to be re-shot. This was to be Nype's feature film debut. He returned to Broadway and would not make a feature film until 18 years later with Love Story (1970). See more »
Poor Script and a Milquetoast Ford and Overbearing Roman
Milquetoast Ford and overbearing wife Roman make this almost impossible to watch. A terrible script which is totally unbelievable. Anyone with "phone" problems like this would call the telephone company and have their number changed as well as getting rid of the excess extensions. Who wouldn't do that? It's just crazy plot contrivances, one after another, that sink this desperate ship. Although you hate Romans' character, she acted well. Ford, on the other hand, could not escape from his stuttering, outlandishly backward role. He isn't a real person and he can't act -- at least in this film. There's not much here. It's a movie that will have you gritting your teeth in frustration almost from the beginning. This is the kind of movie that made people stay home and watch TV instead. At least you knew what you were getting, and you didn't have to pay for sub-par entertainment. The 50s ushered in a preponderance of bad movies, relative to the thirties and forties, and cemented television's place in the mind of the public as the true entertainment medium.
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