Vivacious Lady
Vivacious Lady (1938)

When a retiring botany professor, Peter Morgan (James Stewart), makes a trip to New York City, he meets, falls in love with, and marries nightclub singer Francey Brent (Ginger Rogers). Returning to his hometown, Peter must now break the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 13, 1938
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Variety Staff
Variety

Vivacious Lady is entertainment of the highest order and broadest appeal.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A charming, fast-moving comedy.

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Time Out

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.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Lighthearted screwball comedy that serves its two stars, Ginger Rogers and James Stewart, very well.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

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.

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Red Lats
I have troubles rating old movies very highly. I guess it is a product of their times, but the stories are quite simplistic. All the fuss because the younger… More
Stella Dallas
rarely seen screwball comedy and the only screen pairing of rogers and stewart who were dating at the time. after a whirlwind romance, botany professor stewart… More