Cinema: New Picture, Apr. 23, 1945

It's In The Bag (United Artists) was made by Fred Allen and a lively assortment of assistant comics during part of The Wit's medically enforced vacation (high blood pressure) from radio. It is not in the same class with the funniest movies ever made—they stopped making them that funny about the time Hollywood learned to talk. But it is funny enough to do very well until a better one comes along, which is likely to be quite a while.

The picture starts off with a bang it never betters when emery-voiced, satchel-eyed Fred Allen...

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