Cinema: The New Pictures, Apr. 9, 1945

Without Love (M.G.M.), a completely successful projection of the Philip Barry play, tells of a scientist (Spencer Tracy) who got burned by the persistence of a bad love affair and a widow (Katharine Hepburn) who got frozen by the termination of a good marriage. Without love, they get along so well as they work together on the scientist's high-altitude oxygen mask that they decide to marry. Without love, marriage, too, looks like a perfect setup—for a while.

Gradually and uneasily, however, they approach and finally achieve a meeting in the realm of normal human...

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