The New Pictures, Sep. 29, 1941

Father Takes a Wife (RKO Radio) is tailored to measure for almond-eyed Gloria Swanson, making her reappearance on the screen after seven years. A sophisticated comedy with enough snap in its dialogue and situations to earn a passing grade, it demands only a minimum performance from the hard-eyed, prognathous beauty who was once queen of the silent movies.

There is nothing wrong with his age, says Father (Adolphe Menjou), that Leslie Collier (Miss Swanson) can't cure; so de la Falaise, Marquis de la Coudraye, in 1925, she became the first Hollywood actress to...

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