No Time for Love (1943)





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Mitchell Leisen utilizes his stylistic pizzazz to enliven this romantic comedy that proves the old adage "opposites attract" -- but only after three or four reels. Claudette Colbert is Katherine Grant, an upper-crust fashion photographer who has a gang of admirers snapping at her heels. When her vindictive editor tries to teach her a lesson for her snobbishness by giving her an assignment photographing lower-class workers digging a tunnel, she falls for Jim Ryan (Fred MacMurray). Ryan is also attracted to her, so when she leaves her camera tripod in the tunnel, Ryan obligingly returns it to her. When Ryan returns to the job site, he is ribbed by his co-workers. Ryan loses his head and gets into a fight and is subsequently suspended from his job. Katherine, feeling guilty about Ryan being suspended from his job (and also looking for an excuse to have him around), hires him as her assistant. But in his new job, Ryan starts to put the make on one of Katherine's flirtatious models, Darlene (June Havoc). Katherine must now find a way to overcome her superior attitude and make her true feelings known to Ryan. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi
Comedy , Romance
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Claudette Colbert
as Katherine Grant
Fred MacMurray
as Jim Ryan
Ilka Chase
as Hoppy Grant
Richard Haydn
as Roger Winant
Paul McGrath
as Henry Fulton
June Havoc
as Darlene
Bill Goodwin
as Christley
Morton Lowry
as Dunbar
Rhys Williams
as Clancy
John Kelly
as Morrisey
Jerome de Nuccio
as Leon Brice
Grant Withers
as Pete Hanagan
Rod Cameron
as Taylor
Willard Robertson
as President of Construction Company
Arthur Loft
as Vice President
Tom Neal
as Sandhog
Max Laur
as Sandhog
Dutch Hendrian
as Sandhog
Tex Harris
as Sandhog
Ted Jacques
as Sandhog
Art Potter
as Sandhog
Patrick McVey
as City Chief Engineer
Sammy Stein
as Sandhog
Woody Strode
as Sandhog
Jack Roper
as Sandhog
Alan Hale Jr.
as Union checker
Faith Brook
as Pert Brunette
Mitchell Ingraham
as City Commissioner
Ben Taggart
as City General Manager
Pat West
as Waiter at Murphy's Place
Frank Moran
as Erector tender
Walter Soderling
as Gate Man
Lorin Raker
as Sweetzer
Frederic Henry
as Man at Party
Paul Phillips
as Office Worker
Pat McVey
as City Chief Engineer
John Shay
as Engineer
Ken Christy
as Photographer
Jack Gardner
as Photographer
Charles Irwin
as O'Conner
Jack Roberts
as Captain of Waiters
Dave Wengren
as Jack Tender
Robert E. Homans
as Pop Murphy
Ronnie Rondell
as Captain of Waiters
George Dolenz
as Captain of Waiters
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Critic Reviews for No Time for Love

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Watchable hokum.

Full Review… | July 18, 2012
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Audience Reviews for No Time for Love


Agreeable little romantic comedy with Claudette and Fred well matched. The story is lightweight but Leisen was expert at making this kind of fluff enjoyable. June Havoc is sassy as a flashy showgirl.

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