The New Pictures, Dec. 4, 1950

Never a Dull Moment (RKO Radio) tries to hatch another Egg and I, merely lays an egg. The picture marries off a fashionable Broadway songwriter (Irene Dunne) to a rodeo cowboy (Fred MacMurray) and plunges her into the soul-testing pratfalls of housekeeping on his ramshackle ranch.

MacMurray's homestead is equipped with props out of the Coney Island fun house: loose floorboard, collapsing bed, backfiring stove and a small gale that hits at the worst possible time. Heroine Dunne must also cope with livestock and servant problems, gossipy neighbors, a spoilsport (William Demarest) who controls...

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