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People Will Talk
People Will Talk was less a movie than a conduit for the genteel liberalism of screenwriter/director Joseph M. Mankiewicz. Cary Grant plays Dr. Praetorius, an unorthodox medical professor at a sedate midwestern college who seems more interested in the human soul than in the cold facts of the human body. Praetorius' nemesis is a conservative rival doctor (Hume Cronyn) who presses for an investigation of our hero's clouded past--with special emphasis given the mysterious old man (Finlay Currie) who lives with Praetorius and waits on him hand and foot. In the course of the film,… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Mankiewicz's chatty and dyspeptic liberal response to Senator McCarthy's witch hunting days."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Brilliant, brilliantly subversive anti-McCarthy comedy"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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