Take a Letter, Darling
Take a Letter, Darling is a 1942 American romantic comedy film directed by Mitchell Leisen and starring Rosalind Russell. It was nominated for three Academy Awards; Best Cinematography, Best Score and Best Art Direction (Hans Dreier, Roland Anderson, Samuel M. Comer).
|Take a Letter, Darling|
|Directed by||Mitchell Leisen|
|Produced by||Fred Kohlmar|
|Written by||George Beck|
|Music by||Victor Young|
|Cinematography||John J. Mescall|
|Edited by||Doane Harrison|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
|Box office||$1.8 million (US rentals)|
A struggling painter (Fred MacMurray) takes a job as private secretary to a tough female advertising executive (Rosalind Russell). While working together to win the account of a tobacco company, they end up falling in love.
- Rosalind Russell as A.M. MacGregor
- Fred MacMurray as Tom Verney
- Macdonald Carey as Jonathan Caldwell
- Constance Moore as Ethel Caldwell
- Robert Benchley as G.B. Atwater
- Charles Arnt as Fud Newton (as Charles E. Arnt)
- Cecil Kellaway as Uncle George
- Kathleen Howard as Aunt Minnie
- Margaret Seddon as Aunt Judy
- Dooley Wilson as Moses
- George Reed as Sam French
- Margaret Hayes as Sally French
- Sonny Boy Williams as Micky Dowling
- John Holland as Ex-Secretary
|June 19, 1942||Philip Morris Playhouse||Melvyn Douglas|
|February 1, 1951||Screen Directors Playhouse||Russell and MacMurray|
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