Second Best Bed

  • 1938
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Comedy, Romance

An enjoyable British romp in which the middle-aged, conservative Walls marries the lively, younger Baxter. She's upset by his desire to make her a subordinate, causing her to rebel when she is expected to take the "second best bed." When he starts devoting time to a friendly female villager, Baxter escapes to Monte Carlo with her younger friends. By the...read more

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An enjoyable British romp in which the middle-aged, conservative Walls marries the lively, younger Baxter. She's upset by his desire to make her a subordinate, causing her to rebel when she is expected to take the "second best bed." When he starts devoting time to a friendly female

villager, Baxter escapes to Monte Carlo with her younger friends. By the finale, however, the newlyweds reach a workable compromise.

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  • Review: An enjoyable British romp in which the middle-aged, conservative Walls marries the lively, younger Baxter. She's upset by his desire to make her a subordinate, causing her to rebel when she is expected to take the "second best bed." When he starts devoting… (more)

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