Theodora Goes Wild
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Theodora Goes Wild
After six years' worth of tragic and noble roles, Irene Dunne began a new phase in her career as a top comedienne in Theodora Goes Wild. She plays a prim small-town schoolteacher, raised in an oppressive environment by two maiden aunts. Seeking surreptitious adventure, Dunne writes a steamy romance novel in her spare time--which becomes a scandalous best-seller. Heading to the big city to meet her publisher, Irene has a fling with the artist (Melvyn Douglas) who has designed the dust jacket for her book. Though on surface a Manhattan sophisticate, Douglas is just as trapped as Dunne had… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Theodora goes silly rather than wild in this outdated look at how they made comedies back then."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Great screwball comedy about the transformation of a plain and repressed girl (splendidly played by Irene Dunne) into an eccentric and loving woman."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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