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Love Crazy (1941)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  23 May 1941 (USA)
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A series of misunderstandings on their fourth wedding anniversary lead an architect and his wife to break up, but he pretends to be insane and even poses as his own sister in order to win her back.

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Steve Ireland
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Susan Ireland
Gail Patrick ...
Isobel Kimble Grayson
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Ward Willoughby
Florence Bates ...
Mrs. Cooper
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Lawyer George Renny
Sig Ruman ...
Dr. Wuthering (as Sig Rumann)
Vladimir Sokoloff ...
Dr. David Klugle
Donald MacBride ...
'Pinky' Grayson
Sara Haden ...
Miss Cecilia Landis
Kathleen Lockhart ...
Mrs. Bristol
Fern Emmett ...
Martha - Ireland's Maid
Joseph Crehan ...
Judge
George Meeker ...
Lawyer DeWest
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Robert - Hat Check Man at Party
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Storyline

Steve and Susan Ireland are about to celebrate their 4th wedding anniversary by re-enacting their first date. When Susan's meddling mother interrupts and injures herself. Steve is left to take care of her and when he meets an old flame in the elevator--Susan's mother takes the opportunity to break-up their marriage. She convinces Susan that Steve is cheating on her-Susan files for divorce. Steve has one solution to save his marriage...Pretend he is insane. Written by Kelly

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From blissful kisses to sizzling hisses, they're Mr. and Mrs. again! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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23 May 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Folie douce  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The tenth of fourteen films pairing William Powell and Myrna Loy. See more »

Quotes

Steve: The silk ones are happy; they are free. The felt ones are dead.
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Connections

Referenced in Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: William Powell (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Delightful to Be Married
(1907)
Written by Vincent Scotto
Lyrics by Anna Held
Played on a record and sung by William Powell in the opening scene
Variations played as background music often
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The name's Willoughby, Ward Willoughby...
3 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although two of the "Thin Man" films, and "I Love You Again" usually have their fans as the best Powell-Loy romp, this one is in that select bunch. Powell never did another film with a drag scene in it - and what a scene (his fake breast slowly collapses when it is snared on a record player). The scenes with psychiatrists Vladimir Sokoloff and Sig Ruman are funny too, as are the various confrontations with mother-in-law Florence Bates (notice that business about the unwanted rug she gave them), and ...best of all... the other man in the plot - Jack Carson who is always ready to explain he is Ward Willoughby (one wonders if Rod Sterling watched this and Willoughby's eventual fate, when he created the "Twilight Zone" episode about the town of that name). I found this an absolute scream, and recommend it highly.


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