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Sauce for the Gander (1940)

Approved | | Comedy | 10 February 1940 (USA)
Hollywood legend Alan Ladd makes one of his first film appearances in this long-lost feature-length comedy. Working stiff Tom Tupper is stopped by a 'man on the spot' reporter during his ... See full summary »

Director:

Jean Yarbrough

Writer:

Morgan Gibney (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Damian O'Flynn ... Mr. Tupper
Joan Woodbury ... Mrs. Tupper
Evalyn Knapp ... Secretary
Henry Roquemore Henry Roquemore ... Mr. Twitchell
Irving Mitchell Irving Mitchell ... Mr. Bentley
Nella Walker ... Mrs. Bentley
Claudia Dell ... Mrs. Rogers
Vivien Oakland ... Mrs. Morton
Cobina Wright ... Mrs. Horton
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alan Ladd ... Man on the Spot Reporter
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Storyline

Hollywood legend Alan Ladd makes one of his first film appearances in this long-lost feature-length comedy. Working stiff Tom Tupper is stopped by a 'man on the spot' reporter during his daily commute. Asked for his opinion on male/female relations, Tom tells the radio audience that he thinks men could do a better job running the household than women. When he arrives home, his infuriated wife Margaret proposes that her husband put his money where his mouth is. The couple switch roles, with Margaret going to the office and Tom cooking and cleaning. While Margaret becomes a successful entrepreneur, the man of the house comes dangerously close to having a nervous breakdown. Overwhelmed by a woman's work, Tom begs Margaret to go back to the way things were, but his now-independent wife isn't interested.

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Why does the DVD box cover non-poster, or whatever it is, for this double feature of the 1940 "Sauce and the Gander" (correctly showing clips of Alan Ladd and Joan Woodbury) and the 1940 "Meat and Romance" also show Ann Miller, who is not in either film. See more »

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