My Dear Secretary (1948) - Rotten Tomatoes

My Dear Secretary1948

My Dear Secretary (1948)





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Kirk Douglas' first comedic performance casts him as Owen Waterbury, a hard-living, womanizing novelist who marries his secretary Stephanie (Laraine Day). After she achieves greater literary success than he, the couple splits, leaving their friends to try to reunite them.

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Kirk Douglas
as Owen Waterbury
Laraine Day
as Stephanie 'Steve' Gaylord
Keenan Wynn
as Ronnie Hastings
Rudy Vallee
as Charles Harris
Florence Bates
as Mrs. Reeves
Gale Robbins
as Dawn O'Malley
Abe Reynolds
as Taxi Driver
Jody Gilbert
as Hilda Sneebacher
Jo Gilbert
as Hilda Sneebacher
Helene Stanley
as Miss Pidgeon
Joe Kirk
as Process Server
Russell Hicks
as Publisher
Marten Lamont
as Male Secretary
Stanley Andrews
as Mr. McNally - Publisher (uncredited)
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Audience Reviews for My Dear Secretary

Kirk Douglas as a womanizing author of romance novels, who's field of play is his own apartment where he woos the latest batch of secretaries he "hires" as he creates his next book. Keenan Wynn has the impossible task as Douglas' best friend and ... umm, comic relief, maybe. Laraine Day has the impossible task of selling us that she doesn't mind the out-of-control woman hating in this feature. No doubt this can be seen as some sort of cultural curiosity, or under-the-table commentary, but I didn't like it.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

You know how it will end just by reading the title, but this is a funny and entertaining movie with a great cast, so it's worth seeing.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer


Pure fluff with two stars much better then the material given.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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