My Life with Caroline (1941)

Approved  |   |  Comedy  |  1 August 1941 (USA)
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Caroline Mason, on vacation with her father Mr. Bliss in Idaho, has fallen in love with gaucho Paco Del Valle, the two who plan to get married. The problem is is that she's already married,... See full summary »



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Complete credited cast:
Charles Winninger ...
Paco Del Valle
Kay Leslie ...
Helen (as Katherine Leslie)
Hugh O'Connell ...
Murray Alper ...
Matt Moore ...


Caroline Mason, on vacation with her father Mr. Bliss in Idaho, has fallen in love with gaucho Paco Del Valle, the two who plan to get married. The problem is is that she's already married, for five years, to New York publisher Anthony Mason, who couldn't go along on this trip since he had to work. Caroline admits that she loves Anthony, but she believes she is no longer in love with him. Conversely, Anthony still loves his wife and he believes she truly still is in love with him. This situation is somewhat déjà vu, as rather than follow the old adage "love makes the heart grow fonder", Caroline tends to forget easily those with who she has lost contact, including Anthony. This situation is reminiscent of one two years earlier when on vacation in Florida with her father, Caroline was ready to marry Paul Martindale. But Anthony, who had more than a sneaking suspicion of what Caroline was up to, decided to come to Florida to outmaneuver the game that Caroline and Paul had concocted to ... Written by Huggo

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1 August 1941 (USA)  »

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Carolina, a Doida  »

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1.37 : 1
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Janine Crispin, Jim Farley, Jack Mulhall and Max Wagner are listed as actors in studio records and/or casting call lists, but they did not appear in the movie, See more »


When Anthony, Caroline and Paul are walking out of the airport, as the camera pans left after they've stopped at the top of the steps, a clear shadow of the camera moves across a tree in the foreground. See more »


Version of The Train for Venice (1938) See more »

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Ronald Coleman
18 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The wonderfully urbane Ronald Coleman is show-cased here as in few other of his films. He is literally in every scene and this comical movie remains fresh because of him, not in spite of him. He is handsome, witty and very clever here as he remains a step ahead of his wandering, lovely wife--played perfectly by Anna Lee. The movie is based on a french play and brings all the best qualities of that farce. Most of the supporting cast is well known, at least by face if not name...and are absolutely perfect for this very funny film. The fantastic Mr. Coleman is a combination of Sean Connery and Clark Gable as he stays a step ahead of the other characters. His multi-talents can be further appreciated in the classic "Lost Horizon" which every film buff must see.

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