Cinema, Also Showing Nov. 4, 1946

No Leave, No Love (MGM) is a very cheap picture on which no expense was spared. It is a lesson in how to mix a salad that will look attractive to the biggest possible mass audience.

First, take a top, sure-fire star (Van Johnson). Add a pretty girl who can sing (Pat Kirkwood). Throw in a skilled comic (Keenan Wynn) and a couple of "name" orchestras (Guy Lombardo and Xavier Cugat). Never mind the plot. Van Johnson, looking winsome for the better part of two hours, is all the romance his bobby-sox worshipers really want....

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!