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Take a Letter, Darling

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Take a Letter, Darling

Take a Letter, Darling
Film poster
Directed by Mitchell Leisen
Produced by Fred Kohlmar
Mitchell Leisen
Written by George Beck
Claude Binyon
Starring Rosalind Russell
Cinematography John J. Mescall
Edited by Doane Harrison
Thomas Scott
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release dates
  • May 6, 1942 (1942-05-06)
Running time 92 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Take a Letter, Darling is a 1942 American romantic comedy film directed by Mitchell Leisen. It was nominated for three Academy Awards; Best Cinematography, Best Score and Best Art Direction (Hans Dreier, Roland Anderson, Samuel M. Comer).[1]


A struggling painter Fred MacMurray takes a job as private secretary to a tough female advertising executive Rosalind Russell. While working together to win the account of a tobacco company, they end up falling in love.[2]



  1. ^ "Take a Letter, Darling". New York Times. Retrieved 2011-04-18. 
  2. ^ "Take a Letter, Darling (1942) - Articles -". Turner Classic Movies. 

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