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Love Crazy (1941)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 23 May 1941 (USA)
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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Dr. Wuthering (as Sig Rumann)
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Robert
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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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Comedy | Romance

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23 May 1941 (USA)  »

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$889,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Warner Bros. loaned Jack Carson to MGM for this film. See more »

Goofs

After Steve sneaks out of Mr. Grayson's piping-hot shower, the smoke pouring from Steve's clothing (meant to denote the extreme heat of the water) continues for much longer than would be natural. See more »

Quotes

[Ward is throwing whiskey around the room]
Susan Ireland: Oh, that's a good idea - it'll smell like an orgy!
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Connections

Featured in The Big Parade of Comedy (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Delightful to Be Married
(1907) (uncredited)
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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Another Powell-Loy Classic
20 May 2000 | by See all my reviews

This is another great comedy with William Powell and Myrna Loy. The elevator scene in this movie is just one of the hilarious scenes. I've watched this movie at least 20 times and every time I watch the elevator skit I laugh as much as I did the first time.


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