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Delightful comedy showcases Miss M in her best role as a down on her luck saloon singer who becomes the object of the affections of a rodeo rider Beauregard "Bo" Decker (Don Murray).He is fresh off the ranch and not versed in any social graces whatsoever so what he sees he wants- she is the gal for him.
Joshua Logan does an impeccable job, George Axelrod's script squeezes out all the laughs from William Inge's stage play but it is the performances that really shine here.Arthur O'Connell is his usual charming self as Bo's mentor,newcomer Don Murray is excellent as the spirited cowboy(the rodeo scenes are nicely done by the way)and Marilyn in her career best turn is emotionally raw,touching and funny.Her rendition of "That old Black Magic " is a gem.Some of her lines almost define her public life.