Cinema: New Picture, Aug. 11, 1947

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (RKO Radio) is a farcical love story with some genuinely new angles, some of them genuinely amusing. When Bobby-Soxer Shirley Temple falls head over socks for Bachelor Gary Grant, she invades his lair so compromisingly that he is jailed. But Shirley's big sister Myrna Loy, a judge, hands out a light penalty: he only has to squire the child around until her infatuation wears off.

As it turns out, the sentence is not so light after all. He is hauled about, willy-nilly, among her eager little friends, embarrassed by her embittered swain (Johnny Sands), and teased at...

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