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Vivacious Lady

  • Film
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Time Out says

Mostly a light-hearted fable in which nightclub dancer Rogers meets, falls for, and marries Professor James Stewart. Much humour is derived from the couple's inability to consummate their wedding owing to family and social pressures, but there are also traces of a critique of the institution of marriage itself: it is always the women who have to adapt and make sacrifices for the sake of monogamy. Rogers is the accomplished centrepiece of the film, slightly atypical as the soft-focus romantic heroine, but with welcome eruptions of her tough and shrewd persona throughout.
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Release Details

  • Duration:90 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:George Stevens
  • Screenwriter:PJ Wolfson, Ernest Pagano
  • Cast:
    • James Stewart
    • Ginger Rogers
    • James Ellison
    • Charles Coburn
    • Beulah Bondi
    • Frances Mercer
    • Grady Sutton
    • Franklin Pangborn
    • Jack Carson
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