The Crowning Touch (1959)

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A man agrees to buy his wife a new hat. In the shop, nothing catches her eye until she spies a three-tiered pink creation. But the staff tell her the hat is not for sale as it has already been bought but not yet collected. That evening the couple and their friend speculate as to why the hat was not collected, each inventing their own explanation. They eventually find out the reason.

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