Cinema: The New Pictures: Jan. 9, 1939

Topper Takes a Trip (United Artists— Hal Roach). For George Kerby (Gary Grant) and his wife, Marion (Constance Bennett), the consequences of an inexcusable automobile smashup are that, as ghosts, they gain the ability to vanish or materialize whenever they like. In Topper (1937), Marion and George proved themselves indefatigable posthumous cutups: to save their friend Cosmo Topper (Roland Young) from his fussy wife (Billie Burke), Marion materialized herself in Cosmo's hotel room at an improper moment. In Topper Takes a Trip, the sequel, Topper and his wife set out to get a...

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