Garson Kanin – Bachelor Mother (1939)


Unmarried salesgirl Ginger Rogers gets mistaken for the mother of an abandoned baby, and store-owner’s playboy son David Niven gets mistaken for the father. Easily one of the best romantic comedies of the 30s – smooth, fast, brilliantly plotted and full of witty one-liners. Charles Coburn steals the show as the cantankerous millionaire determined to have his way: ‘I don’t care who the father is – I’m the grandfather!’ Continue reading