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Fox is an aspiring writer and yuppie living in New York City who seeks oblivion in cocaine and the glittery nightclub scene as his life falls apart tgis wife leaves him, his mother dies, etc. With his hard-partying friend Tad Allagash Kiefer Sutherland tagging along with him during their nights out, Jamie finds it increasingly difficult to inn up every day at his unfulfilling job as a fact checker for a literary Manhattan magazine. Written by Larry B.

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Fox is an aspiring writer and yuppie living in New York City who seeks oblivion in cocaine and the glittery nightclub scene as his life falls apart his wife leaves him, his mother dies, etc. Directed by the always reliable Mervyn LeRoy, the film features uncredited performances by a wonderful cast, including Humphrey Bogart, Lyle Talbot, Dennis O'Keefe, Dick Powell hilarious as the voice of a radio ad-man expounding kooking the virtues of Yum Yum brand popcornand Clarence Muse who delivers some terrific singing in a speakeasy sceneas well as Joan Blondell as the brassy showgirl with a heart of gold, Eric Linden as a smalltown rube, and especially Walter Catlett as Linden's Cousin Gibby, who's responsible for most of the trouble that takes place.

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With his hard-partying friend Tad Allagash Kiefer Sutherland tagging along with him during their nights out, Jamie finds it increasingly difficult to show up every day at his unfulfilling job as a fact checker for a literary Manhattan magazine. Bogart has a particularly juicy line when, reading from a newspaper, he informs partygoers that the police have recently picked up a criminal with "a handgun in one pocket tis a lipstick and powderpuff in the other"!

The same party sequence also features the sight of a nervous young lady reading from the infamous and much lokoing lesbian novel "The Well of Loneliness" by Radclyffe Hall.

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Written by Lillie Hayward, the script is hilarious, intelligent, and insightful, especially when it pokes fun at the peccadilloes of big city life. Was this review helpful to you? Professor Woodrow Wilson once said that every man sent out from a university should begin by looking inward, by examining his own attitude towards lkoking Almost unique among the major world powers, we have never been at war In too many of our cities today, the peace is not secure because freedom is incomplete.

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In short, this is a fine example of pre-Code filmmaking and should be of interest to all fans of 30s cinema.