In presenting "My Life With Caroline" and "The Get-Away" for its double-barreled opening of the plush-lined Peanut Gallery season, Harvard Square's cinematic palace has left ample room for improvement during the year. But while this bill isn't going to paralyze registration, it does offer the usual quiet refuge from the carnage of the Square on opening days.
Colman's life with Anna Lee is pure nonsense, but perfectly harmless and done in the usual smooth Colman manner. Ronald and Anna make a charming couple, and your heart is with Ronald in his efforts to keep their happy little home inviolate against all comers attracted like bees to honey-chile Anna. Father-in-law Charles Winneger maintains a respectful neutrality, and so long as his sponging concession is assured he doesn't care much who the victimized son-in-law is. Gilbert Roland (the cad) was still in the running when we left, but our bets are on Colman.
We didn't get away from "The Get-Away," which features plenty of good close-ups of Tommy guns and a moral as big as a signboard: Don't rob defense payrolls. Personally, we preferred Bob Benchley's brand of "Crime Control."