Call It a Day (Full Screen)

As the older daughter smitten with a dashing artist, Olivia de Havilland takes her first top billing. Ian Hunter, Anita Louise, Alice Brady, Roland Young and Frieda Inescort bring added star power to one wacky day packed with the laughs and love.
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  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 29 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1937
  • Label: Warner Archives
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame
  • Audio:
    • English

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Description by OLDIES.com:

The first day of spring brings the entire Hilton family a comical case of spring fever. While a seductive actress pursues Father and an amorous old goat flirts with Mother, their three offspring fall head over heart for all the most unlikely people.

The screwball romp Call It a Day gives the Depression the raspberry with its boundless energy and carefree elan. As the older daughter smitten with a dashing artist, Olivia de Havilland takes her first top billing in a role played, coincidentally, by her sister Joan Fontaine in the Los Angeles stage version. Ian Hunter, Anita Louise, Alice Brady, Roland Young and Frieda Inescort bring added star power to one wacky day packed with the laughs and lunacy of love.

Product Description:

CALL IT A DAY is a Warner Bros. attempt at British light comedy. Nothing much happens of any consequence in this story of a day in the life of a typical middle-class London family, headed by accountant Ian Hunter. The husband is tempted by a seductress (Marcia Ralston), the wife (Freda Inescourt) tries but fails to have a "fling" herself, the daughter (Olivia De Havilland) throws herself at a married artist (Walter Woolf King), and all is set aright before the sun goes down. The film's funniest moments belong to droll Roland Young and sharp-tongued Alice Brady. CALL IT A DAY was adapted from Dodie Smith's gossamer-thin stage play.

Plot Keywords:

Actors | Affairs | Artists | Families | Great Britain | Sex
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  • UPC: 883316222102
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