Turnabout (1940)

One of several "naughty" screwball comedies based on the works of Thorne Smith (of Topper fame), Hal Roach's Turnabout stars Carole Landis and John Hubbard as unhappily married couple Sally and Tim Willows. Bored with her… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: May 17, 1940
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Tom Milne
Time Out

This probably seemed daring once, but hasn't worn well.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A daring for its time but now dated screwball comedy.

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Bosley Crowther
New York Times

This self-conscious fantasy of a husband and wife who reverse their biological status is a tired and tiresome jape, as subtle as a five-cent stogie and just as aromatic.

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TV Guide

Though there are a few chuckles, the presentation is predictable slapstick and takes much longer than need be to get to the main point.

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jay nixon
The original body switching comedy is well played by the stars but nothing extraordinary.