No Time for Comedy

A country boy takes over Broadway . . . until he gets into heart-trouble!

Categories: Comedy, Romance
Director William Keighley's 1940 film adaptation of S. N. Behrman's stage hit, about an aspiring playwright who finds himself an overnight Broadway success, stars James Stewart, Rosalind Russell, Genevieve Tobin, Louise Beavers, Charles Ruggles and Allyn Joslyn.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1940-09-14
Run time: 98 minute / 1:38
Director: William Keighley
Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein.



James Stewart
as Gaylord 'Gay' Esterbrook
Rosalind Russell
as Linda Paige Esterbrook
Genevieve Tobin
as Amanda 'Mandy' Swift
Charles Ruggles
as Philo Swift
Allyn Joslyn
as Morgan Carrell, the Director
Clarence Kolb
as Richard Benson
Louise Beavers
as Clementine, Actress in Show
J. M. Kerrigan
as Jim
Lawrence Grossmith
as Frank
Robert Greig
as Robert
Frank Faylen
as Cab Driver
Herbert Anderson
as Actor in Show (uncredited)
Sidney Bracey
as Waiter at Wyler's Party (uncredited)
James Burke
as Police Sergeant (uncredited)
Glen Cavender
as Actor in Show (uncredited)
Mildred Coles
as Young Actress in Show (uncredited)
Bonnie Gaye Cowen
as (uncredited)
Edgar Dearing
as Sweeny (uncredited)
Bess Flowers
as First-Nighter (uncredited)
Herbert Heywood
as Joe (uncredited)
Stuart Holmes
as Bartender at Wyler's Party (uncredited)
William Hopper
as First-Nighter (uncredited)
Arthur Housman
as Drunk Wanting Directions (uncredited)
Olaf Hytten
as Pearson (uncredited)
Selmer Jackson
as First-Nighter (uncredited)
Mike Lally
as Call Boy (uncredited)
Frank Mayo
as Actor in Show (uncredited)
Harold Miller
as Bar Patron (uncredited)
Jack Mower
as Linda's Chauffeur (uncredited)
Wedgwood Nowell
as First-Nighter (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien
as Waiter in Bar (uncredited)
Robert Emmett O'Connor
as Desk Sergeant (uncredited)
Paul Panzer
as Bumping Man Exiting Subway (uncredited)
John Ridgely
as Cashier (uncredited)
Cyril Ring
as Backstage Man (uncredited)
Bert Stevens
as Party Guest (uncredited)
Nella Walker
as First-Nighter (uncredited)
Pierre Watkin
as First-Nighter (uncredited)
Leo White
as Actor in Show (uncredited)
Jack Wise
as Actor in Show (uncredited)
Isabel Withers
as First-Nighter (uncredited)
Julius J. Epstein Screenplay
Philip G. Epstein Screenplay

William Keighley Director

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