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Director:
Writer:
Norman Krasna (story)
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Release Date:
31 January 1941 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Lombard and Montgomery Get Hitched As They're Getting Unhitched ! [DVD USA] See more »
Plot:
Not a typical Hitchcock movie, this is a comedy about a couple who learn that their marriage was not valid. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
The Funny Side of Hitch See more (68 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Carole Lombard ... Ann Smith

Robert Montgomery ... David Smith
Gene Raymond ... Jeff Custer

Jack Carson ... Chuck Benson
Philip Merivale ... Mr. Ashley Custer
Lucile Watson ... Mrs. Custer
William Tracy ... Sammy
Charles Halton ... Mr. Harry Deever
Esther Dale ... Mrs. Krausheimer
Emma Dunn ... Martha

Betty Compson ... Gertie
Patricia Farr ... Gloria
William Edmunds ... Proprietor Lucy's
Pamela Blake ... Lily (as Adele Pearce)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ernie Alexander ... Bellhop at Lodge (uncredited)
Murray Alper ... Harold - Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks ... Waiter Captain (uncredited)
Georgia Carroll ... Attractive Woman in Night Club (uncredited)
Francis Compton ... Mr. Flugle (uncredited)
James Conaty ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Alec Craig ... Thomas - Beefeaters Club Clerk (uncredited)
Sayre Dearing ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Ralph Dunn ... Cop (uncredited)
James Flavin ... Attractive Woman's Escort (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Jack Gardner ... Elevator Boy (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)

Alfred Hitchcock ... Man Passing David Smith on Street (uncredited)
D. Johnson ... Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Robert Emmett Keane ... Store Manager (uncredited)
Beatrice Maude ... Jeff's Secretary (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Dining Taxi Driver (uncredited)
William H. O'Brien ... Waiter (uncredited)
Emory Parnell ... Conway (uncredited)
James Pierce ... Doorman (uncredited)
Alexander Pollard ... Nightclub Waiter (uncredited)
Ronald R. Rondell ... Waiter (uncredited)
Ralph Sanford ... Store Checker (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Store Detective (uncredited)
Stanley Taylor ... Lodge Clerk (uncredited)
Russell Wade ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
Allen Wood ... Bellhop at Lodge (uncredited)
Barbara Woodell ... Sunny - David's Secretary (uncredited)

Directed by
Alfred Hitchcock 
 
Writing credits
Norman Krasna (story and screenplay)

Produced by
Harry E. Edington .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Edward Ward 
 
Cinematography by
Harry Stradling Sr. (director of photography) (as Harry Stradling)
 
Film Editing by
William Hamilton (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Van Nest Polglase 
Albert S. D'Agostino (uncredited)
 
Set Decoration by
Darrell Silvera (set decorations)
 
Costume Design by
Irene (gowns)
 
Makeup Department
Mel Berns .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dewey Starkey .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Lawrence P. Williams .... associate art director (as L.P. Williams)
 
Sound Department
John E. Tribby .... recordist
 
Special Effects by
Vernon L. Walker .... special effects
 
Music Department
Roy Webb .... musical director (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Tommy Garland .... stand-in (uncredited)
Betty Hall .... stand-in (uncredited)
Bob Marlow .... stand-in (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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Additional Details

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Runtime:
95 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
Certification:
Argentina:13 | Canada:PG (video rating) | Finland:S (2013) | Finland:K-16 (1942) | Germany:6 | Norway:7 (1945) | South Korea:12 | Spain:T | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:U (tv rating) | UK:U (video rating) (1997) (2003) | USA:TV-G | USA:Approved (PCA #6670)

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Trivia:
Carole Lombard, in order to twit Alfred Hitchcock and generate publicity about his comment that "actors are cattle", set up a miniature cattle pen on the set. The pen held three heifers, each emblazoned with the name of one of the three stars.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The position of the fur blanket on Ann during the sleigh ride changes several times between shots.See more »
Quotes:
Mr. Harry Deever:I guess she's changed some huh?
[refering to David's wife]
David:Well, she's... changed a little.
Mr. Harry Deever:She once chased a dogcatcher half a mile with a baseball bat.
David:Well, she hasn't changed as much as you think.
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Soundtrack:
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FAQ

Was this Carole Lombard's last movie?
Does director Alfred Hitchcock have a cameo in "Mr & Mrs Smith"?
Why did David keep punching himself in the nose at the restaurant?
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
The Funny Side of Hitch, 2 August 2009
Author: kenjha

In this comedy, a couple married for three years discovers that its marriage is not legal due to a technicality. A curiosity in Hitchcock's filmography, but the Master of Suspense shows a fine sense of comedy, not surprising given the effective use of comic elements in his suspense films. Montgomery shows a nice comedic flair while Lombard, in her penultimate role, once again demonstrates why she was the premier comedienne of her era. A highlight is the dinner scene where Montgomery tries to make Lombard jealous by pretending to be talking to an attractive woman seated next to him. The script runs out of steam towards the end, but it's generally enjoyable.

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