Unfaithfully Yours
Unfaithfully Yours (1948)

Preston Sturges' Unfaithfully Yours is a typically witty and wild screwball comedy starring Rex Harrison as a symphony conductor named Alfred de Carter who is convinced his wife (Linda Darnell) is having an affair. During one of his… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 10, 1948
DVD Release Date: July 12, 2005
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Pauline Kael
New Yorker

One of the most sophisticated slapstick comedies ever made.

Tom Milne
Time Out

Not much liked at the time, but a small masterpiece just the same in its skilful blending of moods, genuinely moving and quite beautifully played by Harrison and Darnell.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

It's as close as you're likely to get to a perfect movie.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

No director ever matched Preston Sturges's way of blending low slapstick and literate dialogue comedy.

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Christopher Null

one of Preston Sturges' best films, and perhaps his most undersung.

Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

Not vintage Preston Sturges, but the finale is a scream.

Bosley Crowther
New York Times

It is too bad that Preston Sturges is not compelled by law to turn out at least one movie -- maybe two -- a year. For nobody makes films as he does.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's a brilliantly accomplished work offering a mixture of bitter comedy and outright despair.

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TV Guide

The last of Sturges's Hollywood films, and one of his finest.

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Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
Another supposed all out comedy from legendary director Preston Sturges leads me to the same conclusion I reached with The Palm Beach Story: comedy wasn't… More
jay nixon
Absurd, in a fun way, black comedy of Rex suspecting Linda is cheating and the plots he hatches all set to great classical music. Rex has his best Hollywood… More
Ken Stachnik
A delightfully dark comedy
Stephen M
This is an amazingly dark comedy for the time it was made. A famous conductor suspects his wife of having an affair and imagines three different ways to deal… More
Aj V
Another romantic comedy, pretty average.
Doctor Strangeblog
<i>So simple it operates itself!</i> During the first half I was wondering why this is so highly regarded as a classic comedy. There are hardly… More