Her Cardboard Lover
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Her Cardboard Lover
No one will ever know what possessed MGM's reigning screen queen Norma Shearer to select the tired old stage farce Her Cardboard Lover as her final film. Set in Florida, the creaky plotline finds Consuelo Croyden (Shearer) attempting to make her disinterested sweetheart Tony Barling (George Sanders) jealous. To this end, Consuelo orders her personal secretary, Terry Trindale (Robert Taylor) to pretend to be her lover. This suits Terry fine, since he's always been crazy about Consuelo. And on and on it goes, with the three stars trying to make this wearisome old yarn worth watching. Of… More

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"Cukor'a adaptation of the French farce is disappointing due to the miscasting of Robert Taylor, signaling the end of Norma Shearer's screen career."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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