Rings On Her Fingers

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"she kissed him out of his life's savings... but the poor guy loved it"
  • Approved
  • 1942
  • 1 hr 26 min
  • 6.6  (1,010)

In the romantic comedy film "Rings On Her Fingers" from 1942, the charming and clever Susan Miller (Gene Tierney) arrives in New York City with big dreams but little money. After a hilarious series of mishaps, Susan finds herself conning her way into a job as a secretary at the prestigious advertising firm owned by the equally witty and ambitious John Wheeler (Henry Fonda). Initially, Susan sees John only as a means to get ahead, but as they begin to work closely together, sparks fly and they fall in love.

Meanwhile, John's business partner, the shady and egotistical Charles (Laird Cregar), is secretly embezzling from the company and plotting to ruin John's reputation. When Susan discovers Charles's scheme, she and John team up to expose him and save the company. Along the way, Susan and John both learn important lessons about honesty, hard work, and love.

"Rings On Her Fingers" is a delightful and fast-paced romantic comedy that showcases the natural chemistry between Fonda and Tierney. Fonda brings his trademark impeccable timing and droll wit to the role of John, making him both a worthy match for Susan and a lovable hero for the audience. Tierney, in turn, shines as Susan, a plucky and resourceful heroine who may be down on her luck but never loses her sense of humor or her savvy.

The supporting cast is equally impressive, with Cregar delivering a deliciously slimy performance as Charles and Spring Byington stealing scenes as John's fussbudget mother. The film also boasts gorgeous Technicolor cinematography and a lively score by the renowned composer Leigh Harline.

One of the film's standout sequences is a hilarious dinner date between Susan and John, which culminates in a madcap car chase through the streets of New York. The scene perfectly showcases the film's blend of screwball comedy, romance, and action. Another highlight is a dream sequence in which Susan imagines herself as a glamorous socialite, complete with a sparkling diamond necklace.

Overall, "Rings On Her Fingers" is a delightful and charming film that showcases the talents of its talented cast and crew. It is the perfect romantic comedy for fans of classic Hollywood cinema and for anyone who appreciates a good laugh and a sweet romance.

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    1 hr 26 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (1,010)