JOY OF LIVING was not a joy to watch. With several tunes by Jerome Kern, one might have expected something special, but the film is labored and lacking in humor. Dunne is the successful star of a radio show that pays her more than half a million a year. Her family are a bunch of
pilot-fish who would suck her dry, her spending is enormous, and her income-tax problems would thwart a battalion of accountants. Fairbanks is a shipowner from Boston who saves her from a mob of adoring fans, but his actions are misconstrued and he is arrested as a masher. Now, see if you can
swallow the next twist; Dunne is appointed as Fairbanks' parole officer and he must report to her t...