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Affectionately Yours (1941)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 10 May 1941 (USA)
A married reporter's assignments carry him all over the world, which gives him ample opportunity to put the moves on the local females. He's in Lisbon attempting his latest "conquest" when ... See full summary »

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Richard 'Rickey' Mayberry
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Irene Malcolm
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Owen Wright
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Pasha
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Chester Phillips
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Cynthia
Jerome Cowan ...
Cullen
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Butterfly
Renie Riano ...
Mrs. Snell
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Tom
Grace Stafford ...
Miss Anderson
Carmen Morales ...
Anita
Murray Alper ...
Blair
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Matthews
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Storyline

A married reporter's assignments carry him all over the world, which gives him ample opportunity to put the moves on the local females. He's in Lisbon attempting his latest "conquest" when he gets word that his wife back home has found another man and is divorcing him. Panicking, he heads back to the US to try to patch things up, but the girl from Lisbon follows him back, determined to take advantage of the situation. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Comedy | Romance

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10 May 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Con mia moglie è un'altra cosa  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Olivia de Havilland turned down the role of Sue Mayberry. See more »

Goofs

When Rickey goes into the Hotel bathroom and closes the door, the key is on his side but yet he's locked in from the other side. When he leaves the bathroom, the key is back on the other side. See more »

Quotes

Irene Malcolm: [Ricky just announced he has to leave.] Awfully sudden, wasn't it?
'Rickey' Mayberry: We're both in the same racket, Irene. When an editor tells you to go...
Irene Malcolm: I wish I was your editor, Ricky.
'Rickey' Mayberry: Do you, darling?
Irene Malcolm: You bet.
[speaking in a double entendre]
Irene Malcolm: I'd love to be able to tell you where to go.
'Rickey' Mayberry: That would be swell.
[he realizes what she meant, and gets a strange look on his face]
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Connections

Referenced in Navy Blues (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

The Wedding March
(1842) (uncredited)
From "A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op.61"
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Played on piano by Ralph Bellamy
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Quite a disappointment considering the cast.
24 June 2010 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Another reviewer used the word "trite" to characterize the plot of this film. Amen to that! As for the film as a whole? How about lame? Really lame!

Since this was a 1940s Warner Brothers production featuring several of that studio's stalwart players, I had high hopes when I saw it for the first, and almost certainly ONLY, time. But, really, this is a silly story that is hardly ever funny and simply makes everyone involved look foolish. (Butterfly McQueen absolutely sobs her way through this movie. Makes you wish someone had taken her apron and gagged her with it!)

I love the WB product of the 1940s, but this is really a let down. Don't expect anything like "Christmas in Connecticut"!


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