Teacher's Pet
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Hard-boiled, self-educated newspaper editor Clark Gable turns down an opportunity to lecture before a night-school journalism class, publicly ridiculing the notion that the art of news writing can be taught. After receiving an honorary university degree, Gable's publisher orders the recalcitrant editor to appear at the lecture. Upon entering the classroom, Gable overhears journalism teacher Doris Day, the daughter of a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, condemn Gable's attitude towards higher education. Intrigued by the lovely Day, Gable enrolls in her class under an assumed name. He… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

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"An intelligent look at a time when the old guard of tough-talking gumshoes and snappy reporters were about to surrender to a new breed: educated and self-aware men and women."
‑ Erich Kuersten, New York Times
"Clark Gable (in one of his last parts) and Doris Day may be too old for such fluff, but the innocuous screenplay by Michael and Fay Kanin has some charm and Gig Young is truly funny in his Oscar nominated role."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Brings together journalism and romance into a delicious rather than a nutritious omelet."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Inoffensive, but ultimately lame and lacklustre romantic comedy, where all involved have done better."
‑ , Film4
"...breezy and likeable."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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