The Bride Came C.O.D.
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The Bride Came C.O.D.
Neither James Cagney nor Bette Davis were particularly pleased with the outdated screwball comedy The Bride Came C.O.D., but both performers behaved with thorough professionalism, doing a lot more for the film than the film did for them. Davis stars as flighty heiress Joan Winfield, whose impending marriage to bandleader Allen Brice (Jack Carson) does not rest well with her oil-rich father Lucius K. Winfield (Eugene Pallette). When Joan announces that she intends to defy her father's wishes and elope with Brice, Winfield hires charter pilot Steve Collins (Cagney) to kidnap the girl and… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"At best it amounts to average fare."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Great stars having a blast overcome a plodding plot."
‑ Carol Cling, Las Vegas Review-Journal
"a forced comedy that fails to show its two stars to their best advantage"
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
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