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It's more Ginger Rogers than Fred Astaire, and more comedy than singing and dancing in this Astaire-Rogers entry into the screwball comedy sweepstakes which features a top-of-the-line Irving Berlin score (Change Partners, I Used to be Color Blind, The Night is Filled with Music). Fred Astaire plays Dr. Tony Flagg, a psychiatrist, who enters the psyche of Amanda Cooper (Ginger Rogers), a radio singer whom Tony's friend Stephen Arden (Ralph Bellamy) takes to see him. It seems Arden thinks that Amanda needs psychiatric help since she can't reach a decision regarding Stephen's… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Though not one of the best Astaire-Rogers musicals, this screwball comedy has a nice score and Oscar-nominated song by Irving Berlin."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"It's lower rung Fred and Ginger, but it's still Fred and Ginger."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"The story is slight and the comedy never quite jells."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"You could probably call Carefree more of a screwball comedy than a typical Astaire-Rogers musical."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
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