The Tender Trap
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Max Shulman and Robert Paul Smith's Broadway hit The Tender Trap is transformed into a beguiling Frank Sinatra film vehicle. Sinatra plays a Manhattan showbiz agent, Charlie Y. Reader, who enjoys the attentions of several willing young ladies. At an audition, Charlie meets aspiring actress Julie Gillis (Debbie Reynolds), who is so determined to land a husband that she's already set the date. She goes out with Charlie for a short while, then announces that she won't marry him until he gives up all his other girls. Charlie, who hasn't said word one about marriage and who'd… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 67%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A disappointing dated and flat romantic comedy from the 1950s."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"...makes a convenient time capsule for the fifties, and at its best it's an amusing romp."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"Would-be-hip look at a swinging single in NYC"
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
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