Easy Living
Easy Living (1937)

Preston Sturges wrote the screenplay for this engaging screwball comedy, adapted from a play by Vera Caspary. J.B. Ball (Edward Arnold), a millionaire Wall Street tycoon, is having an argument with his free-spending wife (Mary Nash) one… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 7, 1937
DVD Release Date: April 22, 2008
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Tom Milne
Time Out

A delight.

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Preston Sturges's imaginative script is one of his best, adroitly mixing his customary satire of capitalism and the class system with some dazzling dialogue and hilarious slapstick.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Preston Sturges wrote this Depression-era (1937) twist on the Cinderella story, and it acquires an airy grace from the direction of Mitchell Leisen.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Terrific screwball comedy.

Fernando F. Croce

Chic enchantment

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Sparkling bit of comedy that works on almost every level.

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Stella Dallas
an absolute delight. sturges' wonderful script, leisen's light touch, and adorable jean arthur. what else could u ask for!
Ken Stachnik
Really solid screwball comedy written by Preston Sturges. Jean Arthur is amazing
jay nixon
Silly but cute.
Aj V
I liked this movie it has one of those stories that are driven along by coincidences, and it all gets very silly by the end.