Cinema: The New Pictures, Mar. 26, 1951

The Mating Season (Paramount) only proves what many a cinemagoer has long suspected: Thelma Ritter can be just as delightful in a big role as in the small ones she played in A Letter to Three Wives and All About Eve. She is funny, enormously likable and the only genuine article in this highly synthetic comedy. Without her, the picture would founder, and it is hard to think of any other actress now working in movies who could bring off this particular salvage job nearly as well.

Actress Ritter's uncommon talent is for the common touch. She wields it this time as...

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