Cinema: The New Pictures: Jun. 19, 1939

Invitation to Happiness (Paramount). Prize fighters are not numerous, but the recurrent movies about the marital problems of prize fighters who marry above them have attained national significance. Most piquant of the recent lot, Invitation to Happiness bridges the social gap in a one-reel leap, thenceforth takes up where most palooka-heiress movies leave off, to see what may happen to such an alliance in, say, ten years.

This heiress, Irene Dunne, is an escapist from that "small circle that lives and dies within the circle." The prize fighter, Fred MacMurray, is different from...

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