Cinema: To Err Is Humor?

All in a Night's Work (Hal Wallis; Paramount) is a comedy of errors. The errors:

1 ) The heroine (Shirley MacLaine), to escape the lascivious clutches of a middle-aged millionaire, darts into somebody else's hotel room at 3 a.m.. clad only in

2) a fright-blue, standard-size bath towel. There she discovers her boss, a magazine magnate, lying dead in bed with a smile on his face. Darting out, is vainly pursued by the house harry (Jack Weston). who assumes that

3) the girl in the bath towel had some to do with the smile on the corpse. His suspicion, carried secretly to the publisher's...

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