Without Reservations (Thanks God, I'll Take It from Here)
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Without Reservations (Thanks God, I'll Take It from Here)
Without Reservations has to be the least typical John Wayne picture of the postwar era. Top billing is bestowed upon Claudette Colbert as Kit, a best-selling novelist heading westward to oversee the film version of her latest novel. Taking it upon herself to select the man who should portray the hero of her novel, Kit chooses war hero Rusty (John Wayne), whom she meets during her train trip to Hollywood. Unaware of Kit's true identity, Rusty and his pal Dink (Don DeFore) rail against the factual errors in her book. One thing leads to another, and before long Kit, Rusty and Dink have all… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"For a change. John Wayne made a lighter comedy, and some of his scenes with Claudette Colbert are fun to watch."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"...mostly a cute farce, and you've got to take it for what it is."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"I had a lot of reservations about this vacuous comedy-romance."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews