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And So They Were Married (1936)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 10 May 1936 (USA)
A bitter divorcée 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... See full summary »

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A bitter divorcée 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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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 »

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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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Mary, Mel and the kids
27 December 2012 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

I guess the title kind of gives it all away. And So They Were Married involves Mary Astor and Edith Fellows and also Melvyn Douglas and Jackie Moran on a weekend getaway at a ski lodge. Part of the problem is that the mother&Daughter and father&son duos are the only couples at the grand opening of this new resort, a fact that is making owner Donald Meek tear the remaining hairs from his old head.

But romance is in the air, but not if the kids can help it as Moran and Fellows take an instant dislike to each other and don't relish the prospect of a blended family. The rest of the film is about their machinations and how that helps and hinder the developing romance between Astor and Douglas.

The kid players make this a nice family picture that holds up well for the holiday season. I'm surprised this one hasn't had a remake.


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