• No Time for Comedy (1940)

No Time for Comedy

Release Date: 1940

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

Small-town writer Gaylord Esterbrook (James Stewart) makes it on Broadway when he writes a humorous play about wealthy socialites. There, he eventually marries the play's star, Linda Paige (Rosalind Russell), and pens several more popular comedies. However, things change drastically for Gaylord when he meets upper-class seductress Amanda Swift (Genevieve Tobin). Amanda convinces him to write a more serious production and leave Linda, but Gaylord quickly comes to regret both decisions.

Cast: James Stewart, Rosalind Russell, Genevieve Tobin, Charlie Ruggles, Louise Beavers, Allyn Joslyn, Clarence Kolb, Robert Greig

Director: William Keighley

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: First National, Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Amusing, Love triangle, Transformation, Rise, Emotional, Small town, New York City, Rivalry, Love, 1940s, Charming