Icons of Screwball Comedy, Vol. 2

Overview

Fiercely independent authoress June Cameron (Loretta Young) has no time for men in her life. Chauvinistic medical college professor Timothy Sterling (Ray Milland) has no use for women. So guess who is mistaken for June's husband, and guess who is forced by circumstances to pretend that she's married? The Doctor Takes a Wife maintains its exhausting comic pace until about five minutes before the end, when the scriptwriters are forced to take a breather to tie up all the loose plot ends. The "fantasy" closing gag ...
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Overview

Fiercely independent authoress June Cameron (Loretta Young) has no time for men in her life. Chauvinistic medical college professor Timothy Sterling (Ray Milland) has no use for women. So guess who is mistaken for June's husband, and guess who is forced by circumstances to pretend that she's married? The Doctor Takes a Wife maintains its exhausting comic pace until about five minutes before the end, when the scriptwriters are forced to take a breather to tie up all the loose plot ends. The "fantasy" closing gag went over so well that Columbia Pictures utilized variations of it in several subsequent screwball comedies.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; A color rhapsody cartoon: Mad Hatter; Original theatrical trailers
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/4/2009
  • UPC: 043396299573
  • Rating:

  • Source: Sony Pictures
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 6:14:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 5,150

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Icons of Screwball Comedy, Vol. 2
1. Chapter 1 [6:46]
2. Chapter 2 [8:18]
3. Chapter 3 [5:51]
4. Chapter 4 [5:19]
5. Chapter 5 [6:27]
6. Chapter 6 [5:00]
7. Chapter 7 [7:18]
8. Chapter 8 [9:34]
9. Chapter 9 [9:03]
10. Chapter 10 [8:45]
11. Chapter 11 [15:16]
12. Chapter 12 [6:21]
1. Chapter 1 [9:01]
2. Chapter 2 [5:46]
3. Chapter 3 [8:20]
4. Chapter 4 [11:27]
5. Chapter 5 [5:45]
6. Chapter 6 [9:38]
7. Chapter 7 [7:37]
8. Chapter 8 [7:45]
9. Chapter 9 [10:45]
10. Chapter 10 [10:13]
11. Chapter 11 [8:00]
12. Chapter 12 [5:24]
Disc #2 -- Icons of Screwball Comedy, Vol. 2
1. Chapter 1 [11:16]
2. Chapter 2 [5:08]
3. Chapter 3 [10:09]
4. Chapter 4 [11:44]
5. Chapter 5 [7:21]
6. Chapter 6 [10:38]
7. Chapter 7 [5:44]
8. Chapter 8 [9:43]
9. Chapter 9 [4:29]
10. Chapter 10 [4:27]
11. Chapter 11 [7:06]
12. Chapter 12 [3:58]
1. Chapter 1 [8:45]
2. Chapter 2 [4:58]
3. Chapter 3 [10:21]
4. Chapter 4 [5:59]
5. Chapter 5 [7:53]
6. Chapter 6 [5:33]
7. Chapter 7 [7:04]
8. Chapter 8 [6:32]
9. Chapter 9 [5:01]
10. Chapter 10 [6:51]
11. Chapter 11 [5:05]
12. Chapter 12 [13:52]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Icons of Screwball Comedy, Vol. 2
   Play "Theodora Goes Wild"
   Play "Together Again"
   Subtitles
      English
      Subtitles: Off
   Scene Selections
      Theodora Goes Wild
      Together Again
   Special Features
      Original Theatrical Trailer
         Theodora Goes Wild
      Previews
         The Treasures of Columbia Classics
         The Normal Lear Collection
         The Three Stooges Collection
Disc #2 -- Icons of Screwball Comedy, Vol. 2
   Play "The Doctor Takes a Wife"
   Play "A Night to Remember"
   Subtitles
      English
      Subtitles: Off
   Scene Selections
      A Night to Remember
      The Doctor Takes a Wife
   Special Features
      A Color Rhapsody Cartoon: Mad Hatter
      Original Theatrical Trailers
         A Night to Remember
         The Doctor Takes a Wife
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