Written and directed by Charles Martin, "My Dear Secretary" is a comedy that stars Laraine Day and Kirk Douglas. Owen Waterbury (Douglas) is a bestselling novelist and womanizer who hires Stephanie Gaylord (Day), who is an aspiring writer, as his secretary. Garylord, who was at first a fan of Waterbury soon discovers that Waterbury cares more about chasing women than writing.
Learn all about the history of this film -- and the Los Angeles that received it back in 1948 -- in the latest Classic Cool Context.
Tonight's Classic Cool Theater package:
- Cartoon: Popeye in "Shuteye"
- Newsreel: I. "New Jewish State Is Formed"
II. Latest In Sweater Fashions"
- Musical Interlude: Louis Jordan, "Fuzzy Wuzzy"
- Feature Film: "My Dear Secretary"
Watch the complete film here.