A sometimes hilarious farce and a holiday favorite. Stanwyck stars as Elisabeth Lane, a successful but scheming columnist who pretends to be a happy, supercompetent housewife. Compelled to take in Navy hero Jefferson Jones (Morgan) for the holidays as part of a promotion gimmick
concocted by her hoodwinked publisher Alexander Yardley (Greenstreet), Elisabeth must deal with the reality that she doesn't own the country home she writes about, can't cook, and isn't married. In desperation, she convinces lounge lizard John Sloan (Gardiner) to play the role of hubby, rents a
rustic house, and brings in a world-famous chef (Sakall, genuinely amusing but best taken in smal...