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Made for Each Other (1939)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 10 February 1939 (USA)
Young lawyer meets and marries girl after knowing her one day. Takes bride home to meet his mother who disapproves of the marriage. Lawyer thinks everything will be fine as he moves up the ... See full summary »

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Young lawyer meets and marries girl after knowing her one day. Takes bride home to meet his mother who disapproves of the marriage. Lawyer thinks everything will be fine as he moves up the ladder of the law firm. He doesn't and things get tough. A baby makes things even tougher. Written by Jack Pfeifer <jackhpfeifer@yahoo.com>

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A Vida Começa Amanhã  »

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David O. Selznick's experience of trying to have life-saving serum flown in for his critically ill brother was the basis for the flying sequences ending the movie. See more »

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When Johnny comes home drunk, his collar changes throughout the scene from being flipped up in the back to being properly placed. See more »

Quotes

Jane: Are you a man or a mouse?
John Horace 'Johnny' Mason: A mouse!
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Opening credits start with hands signing "Carole Lombard" and "James Stewart" to a marriage license. See more »

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Happy Birthday to You
(1893) (uncredited)
Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
Sung a cappella by the office workers with modified lyrics
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Bargain basement movie
9 October 2004 | by (Heart of England) – See all my reviews

When I bought 4 DVDs for £5.oo in a local shop it should have been warning enough that this movie was not up to the usual standard of David Selznick Productions. With a cast containing such names as James Stewart and Carole Lombard I was looking forward to a real treat. As many other commentators have said it is an odd mixture of plot and scenes that doesn't quite convince. HOWEVER, I am so glad that I did view this film as I now have the memorable saying 'Never let the seeds stop you from enjoying the watermelon.' to live by. This should sum up everyone's life. Pick out those seeds or spit them out or swallow them

  • and then enjoy the watermelon - life itself.



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