Cinema: New Picture, Apr. 28, 1941

Model Wife (Universal). Year ago the American Mothers Society of New York decided that blonde, bumpy Joan Blondell was America's Most Glamorous Mother. This year they reaffirmed their decision, commissioned a sculptor to preserve Mother Blondell in bronze. This was Universal's cue to acquaint cinemagoers with the marital charms of their beglamored star.

In Model Wife, however, Miss Blondell is not a mother. She is a stenographer who spends most of her time avoiding the advances of her boss's son and keeping her marriage to boyish Dick Powell secret (the boss would fire...

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