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She Wouldn't Say Yes (1945)

Susan Lane is a gifted psychiatrist, grounded in self-control. Before returning by train to her practice in Chicago, she spends time back East with war veterans, building their self-esteem,... See full summary »

Director:

Alexander Hall

Writers:

Virginia Van Upp (screenplay), Hans Jacoby (screenplay) (as John Jacoby) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Rosalind Russell ... Dr. Susan A. Lane
Lee Bowman ... Michael Kent
Adele Jergens ... Allura
Charles Winninger ... Doctor Lane
Harry Davenport ... Albert
Sara Haden ... Laura Pitts
Percy Kilbride ... Judge Whittaker
Lewis L. Russell Lewis L. Russell ... Colonel Brady (as Lewis Russell)
Mary Treen ... Train Passenger at Bar
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Susan Lane is a gifted psychiatrist, grounded in self-control. Before returning by train to her practice in Chicago, she spends time back East with war veterans, building their self-esteem, but frowning on the impulsive, as represented by a favorite comic strip called "The Nixie." She bumps into Michael Kent, an officer and the comic strip's author. He likes her instantly and she dislikes him. He's headed to the Pacific, sees her on the train, gets off in Chicago, and with her father's help, pursues her and hatches a plan to marry her. Meanwhile, she has her own plan to get rid of him with the help of a blond patient. Will the Nixie get into her psyche? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 November 1945 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Some Call It Love See more »

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Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The release date of the film caused an anachronism in the plot: the traveling Kent character is en route to Japan, via San Francisco, and mentions at least three times he is "off to war" - but the war ended three months earlier. See more »

Goofs

On a door in the ward in which we first see Russell plying her trade, there appears -- in raised lettering, no less -- the embarrassingly misspelled legend "Neuro-Pyschiatric Ward." See more »

Quotes

Albert: Nobody's too old for anything, but unhappiness!
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Slick but uninvolving post WW2 comedy.
14 June 2004 | by MozjoukineSee all my reviews

The bite had gone out of the Columbia comedies by the time they got around to having Roz Russell, in her Travis Bainton wardrobe, front this one as a psychiatrist who assures army hospital patients that we don't get shell shock anymore. According to formula, her self sufficiency has to be wiped out by the final reel and the agent of change here is a less than sparkling Lee Bowman, serviceman cartoonist whose Nixie strip character banishes inhibitions.

The studio's most prestigious technicians give things a smoothness that doesn't make them any more plausible. Best element is the forties atmosphere - train, clothes, cars.

Russell and Hall got better results with MY SISTER EILEEN.


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