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Mr. and Mrs. North (1942)

Passed  -  Comedy | Crime | Mystery  -  23 January 1942 (USA)
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Jerry North (William Post Jr.) and his wife, Pam (Gracie Allen)return home after a night away in a holiday spirit. The spirit soon vanishes when the body of a man falls out of the liquor ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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William Post Jr. ...
Gerald P. North
Paul Kelly ...
Lieutenant Weigand
Rose Hobart ...
Carol Brent
Virginia Grey ...
Jane Wilson
Tom Conway ...
Louis Berex
Felix Bressart ...
Arthur Talbot
Stuart Crawford ...
Stuart Blanton
Porter Hall ...
George Heyler
...
Mullins
Lucien Littlefield ...
Barnes
Inez Cooper ...
Mabel Harris
...
Kumi
Jerome Cowan ...
Ben Wilson
Fortunio Bonanova ...
Buano
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Jerry North (William Post Jr.) and his wife, Pam (Gracie Allen)return home after a night away in a holiday spirit. The spirit soon vanishes when the body of a man falls out of the liquor closet. The corpse is identified as Stanley Brent, the estranged husband of Carol Brent (Rose Hobart), a friend of Pam's. As the clues are unearthed, it appears that some member of the North's social circle, who knew they would be away, gained entrance to their apartment, asked Brent to come there and murdered him. Pam tries to establish alibis for all of her friends, and in doing so inadvertently establishes who killed Brent. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Gracie says: "There's been a burglar here! Nobody but a burglar would put anything on my dressing table in the right place. I never do." (original newspaper ad) See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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23 January 1942 (USA)  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Millard Mitchell originated his movie role in the play by Owen Davis, which opened in New York on 12 January 1941 and ran for 163 performances. Albert Hackett and Peggy Conklin played Mr. and Mrs. North. See more »

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Version of Mr. & Mrs. North (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

Our Love Affair
(1940)
Music by Roger Edens
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
Played on piano by Doris Day and sung by other guests
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An enjoyable murder mystery. More Gracie Allen than Mrs. North
5 December 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although Gracie Allen outdid herself in the Gracie Allen Murder Case, this film has Gracie solving the mystery in her own inimitable fashion. Her conclusions, as only she can reach them.


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