The New Pictures, Jun. 8, 1942

Take A Letter, Darling (Paramount) is dedicated to the proposition that anything can happen in an advertising agency. On this premise, it is not unreasonable that in the firm of Atwater (Robert Benchley) & MacGregor (Rosalind Russell) the senior partner should devote his time to pitching quoits and avoiding issues while his attractive junior does all the work.

That is the kind of thing Rosalind Russell has been in a series of career-woman pictures, most of which have made rather unfunny use of her firm talent for comedy. This time she has the...

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