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The Bride Came C.O.D. (1941)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  12 July 1941 (USA)
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A financially-strapped charter pilot hires himself to an oil tycoon to kidnap his madcap daughter and prevent her from marrying a vapid band leader.

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Tommy Keenan
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Lucius K. Winfield
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Allen Brice
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Peewee
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Pop Tolliver
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Sheriff McGee
Edward Brophy ...
Hinkle
Harry Holman ...
Judge Sobler
Chick Chandler ...
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Douglas Kennedy ...
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Herbert Anderson ...
3rd Reporter
William Newell ...
McGee's Pilot
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Keenan's Pilot (as DeWolf Hopper)
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Storyline

Oil heiress Joan is going to elope with bandleader Allen whom she's known four days. Out-of-money pilot Steve is going to fly them to Nevada but makes a deal with her father to deliver her home unmarried. He flies off with her, an apparent kidnaping, but is forced down in the desert. The bandleader arrives with a preacher, but their marriage (in California, not Nevada) is not valid. Pilot Steve will marry her because her father is a millionaire. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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She Came Collect and his heart paid the freight . . . in the year's romantic explosion !

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Comedy | Romance

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12 July 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Braut kam per Nachnahme  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Ann Sheridan was originally scheduled to play the Bette Davis role but was on suspension by Warners. See more »

Goofs

When Steve and Joan stumble into the abandoned ghost town and find Pops, he is living a meager existence with just kerosene lamps for light and a wood burning stove for heat. But he somehow has electricity for his radio. See more »

Quotes

Joan Winfield: [pushes the dresser against the door to keep Steve out, he climbs in the window behind her, singsong] I'd like to see I'd like to see you taaaaaake me!
Steve Collins: [mocking singsong voice] Anything to oblige, anything to oblige, anything to oblige a laaaaady!
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Referenced in Breakdowns of 1941 (1941) See more »

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Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair
(1854) (uncredited)
Written by Stephen Foster
In the score when Tommy Keenan is shown in a stupor
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12 February 2000 | by (columbus, ohio) – See all my reviews

Is The Bride Came C.O.D. that funny? Are Cagney and Davis comedians? The answer to both these questions is no, but Cagney and Davis had star power and charisma. In spades I might add. The movie is light, fast, and witty and if you love these two actors (or even just one of them) it will be enjoyable. If not, look elsewhere.


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