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    No Time For Comedy (1940) — (Movie Clip) On A Cooperative Footing

    Having crashed in Central Park after their premiere, first-time playwright Gaylord (James Stewart) and actress Linda (Rosalind Russell), who secretly saved the production from shutting down, read their reviews and leap forward, in No Time For Comedy, directed by William Keighley.

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No Time For Comedy (1940) -- (Movie Clip) On A...
Having crashed in Central Park after their premiere,...
No Time For Comedy (1940) -- (Movie Clip) On A Cooperative Footing
Having crashed in Central Park after their premiere, first-time playwright Gaylord (James Stewart) and actress Linda (Rosalind Russell), who secretly saved the production from shutting down, read their reviews and leap forward, in No Time For Comedy, directed by William Keighley. >
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