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And So They Were Married (1936)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  10 May 1936 (USA)
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A bitter widow and a grumpy widower find themselves stuck in a hotel that is cut off from the outside by a snowstorm. Although both have no intention of getting married again, they begin to... See full summary »

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Brenda Farnham
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Tommy Blake
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Hotel Manager
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Miss Alma Peabody
Romaine Callender ...
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Douglas Scott ...
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A bitter widow and a grumpy widower find themselves stuck in a hotel that is cut off from the outside by a snowstorm. Although both have no intention of getting married again, they begin to fall for each other. Their children, however, are determined to see that the "romance" never gets off the ground and do everything they can to see that they are kept apart. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Comedy | Romance

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10 May 1936 (USA)  »

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Bless Their Hearts  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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Several people are in studio records/casting call lists as cast members, but they did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie. These were (with their character names): Jay Eaton (Assistant Clerk), Ernie Alexander (Drunk), Charles Arnt (Captain of Waiters) and Gennaro Curci (Greek). See more »

Quotes

Stephen Blake: Women - well, after all they do make gentlemen of us.
Tommy Blake: Yes, and that's the trouble!
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Happy Birthday to You
(1893) (uncredited)
Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
Sung a cappella by drunks in jail with modified lyrics ("Happy New Year's to You")
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kids try to spoil a budding romance involving their parents.
31 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I must qualify my rating of this picture - I am a pure unadulterated Mary Astor fan, and I must ask myself, 'Would I have given this film the same rating if another actress were playing the part?' Honestly, no. I cannot say that the story isn't a bit trite. Here are two children, played by Edith Fellows and Jackie Moran, who, wishing to keep widowed and divorced parents to themselves, plot to thwart the blossoming romance between Mom (Mary Astor) and Dad (Melvyn Douglas). With predictable results. Douglas was a fine comedic actor, and his presence certainly helps lift the picture over some of the rough spots. The kids were pretty fair actors in their own right, and do not at all detract from what could have been a pretty dismal effort. In her biography, Ms. Astor confirmed that she rarely argued over the quality of a script. She went to work and did the best she could with the material given her. This is one she may have been better off choosing to be difficult about.


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