Penny Serenade
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 93%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"George Stevens' direction and the excellence of the stars' playing make the film."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"If you have any tolerance for soap opera, this is one of the classics."
‑ Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
"...entertaining enough to warrant a mild recommendation..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Brilliantly made soaper with superb cast."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"This is a classic 'women's picture' in every sense."
‑ , Time Out
"George Stevens' sentimental melodrama is extremely well acted by Irene Dunne and Cary Grant, who received for his part of a depressed father the first of his two Oscar nominations."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"A women's weepie picture."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"One of the greatest weepies ever made"
‑ David Poland, Hot Button
"If you are prone to easy weeping, you might even take along a washtub."
‑ Bosley Crowther, New York Times
"This is a weeper from the start, with only a few moments of comedy placed in so the audience can dry their eyes before the next sentimental barrage."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Lesser seen Cary Grant, but very compelling."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
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