Susan Slept Here
Susan Slept Here (1954)

Susan Slept Here is the only feature film in Hollywood history ever to be narrated by an Academy Award. After introducing itself, the Oscar statuette invites us into the apartment home of its owner, screenwriter Mark Christopher Dick… More

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Rated: G
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: June 25, 1954
DVD Release Date: November 9, 2010
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff

Some 97 minutes of well-farced escapism is offered in Susan Slept Here.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Some of the gags about 50s Hollywood are priceless (among them a parody of Gene Kelly's dream ballets).

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New York Times

On the whole, "Susan Slept Here" remains as familiar as a summer breeze, but not nearly as refreshing.

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TV Guide

It's a surprisingly bad outing considering all the talent involved.

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Geoff Andrew
Time Out

This started life as a Broadway comedy and remains very theatrical, despite Tashlin's efforts to goose it into life ...

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John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

One scene finds Debbie Reynolds using the golden head of the trademarked Oscar statuette as a makeshift hammer to crack walnuts. In Hollywood, that may have been as shocking as the sight of the desecrated statue of the Virgin Mary in 'The Exorcist.'

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Cotton candy confection with Debbie bright and chipper. Something from a much more innocent time with for that time a slightly risque story, although the fact… More