Cinema: New Picture, Jul. 21, 1947

The Hucksters (M-G-M), an adaptation of Frederic Wakeman's blustering, best-selling assault on radio advertising, hands Clark Gable his first good job since demobilization, and presents Britain's beautiful Deborah Kerr (TIME, Feb. 10) in her first U.S. film.

Victor Norman (Gable) is quite an operator. Women of all sorts tumble for him like so many roundheeled dominoes, and he clearly qualifies for a fancy future in radio advertising. He knows, to perfection, how to walk into a cushy job by appearing to walk out on it; how to hook a gentlewoman (Miss Kerr) for a...

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