It’s time again for another episode of Shagbottom Theater!
Fionn selected Cary Grant’s The Awful Truth (1937) for a few reasons. The film was a success that year, despite the cast feeling it would be the awful fail. Part of why they felt that way may have been the improv heavy production style. However, Fionn feels this really introduces viewers to the talent of his acting hero. Cary Grant remains an unprecedented leading man. Women still fall in love with him and his performances still rank high as a delight. He was skilled. Fionn tells us, this film shows why.
Sure, it’s a bit subtle. Yet, when you realize that the majority of the film is improved, you see how talented Grant was. Fionn is honored to take on this project, with the knowledge that he’s got a script in place. He hopes to one day have the level of ability to create as Grant did.
I promise to keep him off LSD. Fionn’s veterinarian wouldn’t be happy if I let him slide off the rails.
Jerry Warriner: Well, how can you be glad to know me? I know how I’d feel if I was sitting with a girl and her husband walked in.
I wish Lucy would go out and get some fun for herself now and again. It would do her good. That’s the trouble with most marriages today. People are always imagining things. The road to Reno is paved with suspicions. And the first thing you know, they all end up in a divorce court.
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