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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 ... See full summary »

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Jane Mason
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John Horace Mason
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Judge Joseph M. Doolittle
Lucile Watson ...
Mrs. Harriet Mason
Eddie Quillan ...
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Alma Kruger ...
Sister Madeline
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Storyline

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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baby | marriage | lawyer | serum | pneumonia | See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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10 February 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Vida Começa Amanhã  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Special effects technician Edmund E. Fellegi was killed when he fell from a 40-foot catwalk while releasing balloons for the New Year's Eve party scenes. See more »

Goofs

When John Mason (Jimmy Stewart) visits Judge Doolittle's home in the middle of the night, as John is pleading with the judge's brother Simon to wake up the judge, Simon mouths the exact words John is saying as he is saying them, showing his memorization of the script. See more »

Quotes

Lily, Cook #3: Never let the seeds stop you from enjoying the watermelon.
Jane: That's all right if you've got a watermelon.
Lily, Cook #3: You mustn't say that, Miss Mason. You've got your watermelon, but you chokes yourself up on all the little seeds. I always say "Spit 'em out before they spoil your taste for the melon."
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Crazy Credits

Opening credits start with hands signing "Carole Lombard" and "James Stewart" to a marriage license. See more »

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Soundtracks

Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride)
(1850) (uncredited)
from "Lohengrin"
Written by Richard Wagner
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A few good moments, but overall the story is a confused mess.
1 July 2008 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This film doesn't have a very clear picture of what it is or wants to be. There are some good bits when Stewart is on screen and they give him some lines to work with. It works best early on as romantic comedy, but the story keeps heading for more dramatic territory and gets itself lost in the process. By the last fifteen minutes or so, the plot twists are just a series dramatic clichés.

The part with the airplane feels like some leftover footage from another film spliced in.

The main reason I can think of to watch it is if you want be able to say you've seen all of Jimmy Stewart's films.


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