Vivacious Lady
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James Stewart and Ginger Rogers were "an item" when Vivacious Lady was filmed, and their obvious real-life affection for one another pours over onto the screen. Stewart plays Peter Morgan, a young botany professor who while on a visit to New York impulsively marries free-spirited nightclub singer Francey (Rogers). A few obstacles lie in the path of connubial bliss, however, including Peter's bitchy ex-fiancee Helen (Frances Mercer) and his stern college-dean father Peter Morgan Sr. (Charles Coburn). Hoping to break the news of his marriage gently to Helen and his father, Pete… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Vivacious Lady is entertainment of the highest order and broadest appeal."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"A charming, fast-moving comedy."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Rogers is the accomplished centrepiece of the film, slightly atypical as the soft-focus romantic heroine, but with welcome eruptions of her tough and shrewd persona throughout."
‑ , Time Out
"Lighthearted screwball comedy that serves its two stars, Ginger Rogers and James Stewart, very well."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Vintage George Stevens comedy, dating from the brief period in which his deliberate style was a deepening virtue, stopping short of the ossification that cursed his later work."
‑ Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
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