The New Pictures, Oct. 6, 1941

Nothing But the Truth (Paramount) is an old turnip that was squeezed dry long ago. Darling of the little theaters and the high-school drama societies, the farce (written by James Montgomery from Frederic S. Isham's novel) moved in on Broadway in 1916 and stayed for 332 hilarious performances. Last of its many mutations (including two movies) was nine years ago as a feeble musical called Tell Her the Truth.

This time Bob Hope wrestles with the role of a young stockbroker who wagers $10,000 that he can tell the truth for 24 hours. He...

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