No Time for Love

Synopsis: Sandhog Jim Ryan is suspended from his job helping to dig a tunnel beneath a river because of an incident while being photographed for a story by Katherine Grant. Feeling responsible, Katherine hires Ryan to assist her during his suspension. She is elegant and sophisticated, while he is outspoken and down-to-earth. This combination leads to conflicts, and ultimately romance.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Mitchell Leisen
Production: Paramount Pictures
83 min
15 Views photograph inanimate beauty?

Why must there be only crossed legs.

...and rouged faces and grime and sweat?

Don't look at me, I had a bath this morning.

Now we're under the river.

Before we reach the point at

which the men are working...

we have to go through the compression tank.

Some people collapse at that

point, and others on the way out.

Do I have my choice?

We're all subject to the bends.

Nitrogen bubbles in the blood stream.

That's from the high

pressure we have to maintain. equalize the water pressure around us.

Liberty boat.

Let's get going.

Let me take your things, Miss Grant.

No, thanks. I always pay my own way.

Hurry up. I got a date with an

angel in a dive on Second Avenue.

Who's that?

Guess they're getting short of men!

Visitor, Mike, take it easy.

Okay, Mike.

Well, I don't feel any difference.

The only place you will

feel it is in your ears.

If you do, hold your nose and blow like this.

It's like deep sea diving. We

increase the air pressure in this tank.

...until it equals the pressure under

which the men are working in the tunnel.

Could I take a picture of this?

Help yourself.

Give me the heading.

Come on, you apes.

Come on, come on, come on.

That's right. Come on.

On the phone.


Moran? Stick your ear

into the phone and listen.

I'm bringing a woman down.

On the company's time?

Stop clowning. She's a

photographer from Mirror Magazine.

...and is going to shoot some

pictures of the men working.

So, for the love of mud, have

them watch their language.

What's the temperature in here? Way over 100.

Quiet down.

Quiet! Quiet! Quiet, up there.

When I say quiet, I want it quiet.

Listen, you fatheads,

there's a lady coming down... the cussing is out.

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Robert Lees

Robert Lees (July 10, 1912 – June 13, 2004) was an American television and film screenwriter. Lees was best known for writing comedy, including several Abbott and Costello films. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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