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Made for Each Other (1939)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 10 February 1939 (USA)
While on a business trip, an ambitious young lawyer meets and immediately falls in love with a stranger. They wed the following day, and tragedy soon strikes.

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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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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 19, 1940 with Carole Lombard reprising her film role. 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 »

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Mrs. Harriet Mason: Marriage is a business - a very serious business, a partnership in the strictest sense of the word. One must prepare for it. There is so many things to learn.
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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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Stewart or Lombard, Not Made For Each Other
3 October 2004 | by (los angeles) – See all my reviews

James Stewart plays Johnny Mason, lawyer. Carole Lombard is Jane Mason, wife. Lucile Watson the mother-in-law Harriet Mason. Johnny sees Jane and quickly marries her. Mother is disappointed. Mother lives with them. Many troubles are ahead. Jane can't cook. Can't set the table. Can't do many things according to mother. The interaction between daughter-in-law and mother are the highlights of this film. Stewart and Lombard are married but just don't have any real magic on screen. Stewart is Stewart. He is good as a timid husband and son but this doesn't carry the film. Can baby Mason build bridges between Jane and Harriet? A believable film for those that are married.


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