It’s another of McCarey’s great comedies of getting laid, with a lot of misdirection applied to keep Sheridan—a terrifically smart actress who gives this naggy role a sharp intellect and bold sexiness—out of the same bed as her husband. . . . Sheridan’s character remarkably resembles those often played by Hideko Takamine in Mikio Naruse’s great 1950s dramas of economic anxiety in the Japanese home.
August 07, 2018