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Bridal Suite (1939)

Passed | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 26 May 1939 (USA)
An American playboy dumps his greedy finace and ends up marrying a woman from the alps.

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(as William Thiele)

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(screen play), (story) | 1 more credit »
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Luise Anzengruber
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Neil McGill
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Doctor Grauer
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Sir Horace Bragdon
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Cornelius McGill
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Lord Helfer
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An American playboy dumps his greedy finace and ends up marrying a woman from the alps.

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You're invited to a wedding...WE'RE NOT SURE ABOUT THE DATE (IT DEPENDS ON WHEN WE CAN CATCH UP WITH THE BRIDE-GROOM) - BUT THERE'LL BE CHAMPAGNE, MUSIC IN THE STREETS, A BIT OF LONDON, PRAIS, THE HIGH SEAS AND LITTLE OLD NEW YORK. See more »

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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26 May 1939 (USA)  »

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Maiden Voyage  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Several members in studio records/casting call lists did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie. These were (with their character names, if any): Mira McKinney (Mrs. Spies), Charles Judels (Fritz Spies), Lionel Pape (Lord Piddlefield) and Claude King. See more »

Goofs

In the mountain climbing scene where Robert Young slips...every time he gets up, he casts a shadow on the backdrop of a "distant" mountain. See more »

Soundtracks

When I Gave My Smile to You
(1939)
Music by William Buddie
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Played on a zither and sung in French by Annabella (uncredited)
Reprised in English by her and Robert Young (uncredited)
Played also as background music
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Primo Robert Young ably supported
14 September 2005 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

Before the paternalism and the pipe, Robert Young played charming, rich wastrels and heavy-drinking womanizers, all charming and sympathetic. MGM put him in quality B+ productions of which this is one, a light romantic comedy that borders on screwball with Young the screwy one. He is in top form, as is the entire excellent cast. MGM's typical blitheful avoidance of little old WWII, alluded to twice in jest, as the setting shifts from wartime England to Switzerland to transatlantic liner is a big downer. That and supposed-to-be-funny-but-never-is Arthur Treacher in a small role. Oh, and the whole lame and overworked premise that honest work will cure Young of his scalawag ways, though it provides Annabella material for her one and only laugh in the finale. It's big enough to keep you happily laughing as the end credits appear.

Incidentally, how many movie feature musical numbers with zithers. The Third Man, of course, and Sunnyside Up with Janet Gaynor (an extremely great movie musical moment) and this movie (not so memorable).


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