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A Bride for Henry (1937)

Approved | | Comedy | 29 September 1937 (USA)
On the day of her wedding a young woman's fiancé doesn't show up, sleeping off the results of the previous night's wild bachelor party. Miffed, the woman decides to go ahead with the ... See full summary »

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On the day of her wedding a young woman's fiancé doesn't show up, sleeping off the results of the previous night's wild bachelor party. Miffed, the woman decides to go ahead with the wedding anyway to teach her fiancé a lesson, so she calls her lawyer, Henry, and has him stand in for her missing groom. She intends to divorce her new "husband" at the first opportunity, but Henry--who has been in love with her for a long time--is determined to win his "wife's" hand. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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This film was first telecast on New York City's pioneer television station W2XBS 22 November 1940. Post-WWII television audiences got their first look at it Monday 21 March 1950 on WPIX (Channel 11). See more »

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References Paradise Isle (1937) See more »

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10 May 2013 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this film a lot. The other reviewers don't seem to do this movie justice or give it its due. The only name I recognized was that of Warren Hull so it wasn't famous stars that drew me to it. The premise was silly enough to make it part screw-ball comedy and part romantic comedy. There was an agreeable combination of both. I thought the cast was equally good and there were plenty of hardy belly laughs whenever a character said a witty line; many of them a spoken staccato-style which I think is pretty characteristic of movies of that era. If you're looking for easy viewing for an evening's light entertainment, this is an excellent choice.


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