The New Pictures, Sep. 11, 1950

Tea for Two (Warner), based vaguely on the immensely successful 1924 musical No, No, Nanette, sheds a Technicolor tear for the good old days of plus fours, prohibition and the stock-market crash. The story, about a Broadway show, employs nearly every musical-comedy cliche —from romantic misunderstandings between Doris Day and radio's Gordon MacRae to pratfalls by Comic Billy De Wolfe. Every quarter-hour or so there is a big production number.

As hot-weather entertainment, Tea for Two is at its best when concentrating on the old tunes of Vincent Youmans, George Gershwin and Roger Wolfe Kahn.*

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