Carole Lombards esteemed comedic success rarely landed her in a dramatic role to show off her fantastic acting chops, this movie was the perfect chance for studios to notice and put her in more big drama pictures. Jimmy and Carole compliment each other to a perfect extent, he can carry the sadness and pure Jimmy Stewart magic and she can show off the heartbreaking acting she's capable of. always entertaining to watch the two of them.
kind of a dark turn for Mitchell Leisen, fresh off of a musical, not to mention being a master of comedy. told through flashback, the tale of mistaken identity, love, and murder, No Man of Her Own is a film that either left me crying or on pins and needles waiting for the next suspenseful moment. a little unrealistic, which is an understatement, but I loved seeing a change of pace.
absolutely love Stanwyck’s performance:)
"It's becoming ridiculous the way you grab attention. Whenever I start to tell a story, you finish it. If I go on a diet, you lose the weight. If I have a cold, you cough. And if we should ever have a baby, I'm not so sure I'd be the mother."
there’s something about Lubitsch that i’ll never quite understand, he’s personal and has the ability to sway audiences, never crossing the line he always got so close to. It’s…
only fond memories have come from this movie.!
i’ll never get tired of Cary Grant wistfully sweeping Katharine Hepburn off her feet while wearing nothing but her robe, and it’s made my day. my favorite Cary quote:
"Now it isn't that I don't like you, Susan, because, after all, in moments of quiet, I'm strangely drawn toward you, but - well, there haven't been any quiet moments."
Howard Hawk’s has a way with words, simply put, this movie has the…