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Oscar Jaffe is a successful Broadway director, Lily Garland his biggest star. When she leaves his direction, his success goes with her. When he recognizes her aboard the Twentieth Century Limited, the train that both of them are riding, he tries to get her back for a new show. But accomplishing that feat isn't as simple as he had thought.

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Directed by

Howard Hawks

Written by

Ben Hecht (Screenplay)
Preston Sturges (Writer)
Charles MacArthur (Screenplay)
Gene Fowler (Writer)
Charles Bruce Millholland (Theatre Play)

Runtime

91 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

disguise theatre play theatre pre-code rehearsal train ride stage protégé broadway director ham hysterics

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