5.6/10
111
5 user

Weekend for Three (1941)

Approved | | Comedy | 12 December 1941 (USA)
A young married couple's weekend is interrupted by the arrival of a brash, loud-mouthed acquaintance of the wife, who knew her before her marriage. He immediately proceeds to turn their ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screen play), (screen play) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

An investigator is asking Mrs. Gubbins about a William Foster, who was a friend of her stepson Jimmy. Both are listed as killed in action during the Great War. It is Armistice Day, 1918, ... See full summary »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone
Stars: Richard Arlen, Beryl Mercer, Claud Allister
Three Sons (1939)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A poor merchant grows a highly successful department store in Chicago with the purpose of providing for his four children's future. He is misguided in thinking that giving them everything ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Hively
Stars: Edward Ellis, William Gargan, Kent Taylor
Chatterbox (1936)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Jenny has always been fascinated with the stage, especially since her mother was a famous actress. She learns that a theatrical company is putting on the play that included her mother's ... See full summary »

Director: George Nichols Jr.
Stars: Anne Shirley, Phillips Holmes, Edward Ellis
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Doctor John Abbott is a single parent who settles in the town of Westport, with his son Dick, trying to eke out a living for them. He also inherits, by way of his doorstep, an unwanted baby... See full summary »

Director: Garson Kanin
Stars: Anne Shirley, Edward Ellis, Lee Bowman
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Civilized wife (Anne Talbot) doesn't protest when husband (Dr. Talbot) runs off with uncivilized professional golfer pretending to be civilized (Gerry). Is he sorry!

Director: Stephen Roberts
Stars: Ann Harding, Herbert Marshall, Margaret Lindsay
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The ghost of a recently deceased family patriarch tries to help his surviving relatives, in part by preventing a marriage that he knows will go wrong.

Directors: George Nichols Jr., Victor Schertzinger
Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Helen Mack, Edward Ellis
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Crucial events in the lives of many people occur on the same night in the same place.

Director: Irving Reis
Stars: Billie Seward, William Haade, Anne Revere
Girl Missing (1933)
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Two sassy gold-diggers stranded in Palm Beach become involved in the case of a fellow chorine who goes missing on her wedding night.

Director: Robert Florey
Stars: Glenda Farrell, Ben Lyon, Mary Brian
Certificate: Passed Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Joe Smith is an average American citizen, working in an aircraft factory. He has access to the plans for a new bomb-sight and is kidnapped by enemy agents who unsuccessfully torture him to ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Thorpe
Stars: Robert Young, Marsha Hunt, Harvey Stephens
Hi, Nellie! (1934)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The managing editor for a newspaper, in hot water with his boss, is demoted to writing the "Nellie Nelson" heart throb column, where he gets the unexpected opportunity to crack a major story.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Stars: Paul Muni, Glenda Farrell, Ned Sparks
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Four student nurses cope with life and career problems while interning at a major hospital.

Director: S. Sylvan Simon
Stars: Florence Rice, Una Merkel, Ann Rutherford
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Gillespie has to finally choose his official assistant, or Red and Lee are going to kill themselves in competition. So, it's another diagnosis competition. Lee's assignment is a small girl ... See full summary »

Director: Willis Goldbeck
Stars: Lionel Barrymore, Van Johnson, Marilyn Maxwell
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Jim Craig
...
Ellen
...
Randy
...
Stonebraker
...
Anna
...
Number Seven
Marion Martin ...
Mrs. Weatherby
...
Desk Clerk
Mady Lawrence ...
Miss Bailey
Edit

Storyline

A young married couple's weekend is interrupted by the arrival of a brash, loud-mouthed acquaintance of the wife, who knew her before her marriage. He immediately proceeds to turn their life upside-down, despite their best efforts to politely get rid of him. Complications ensue. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A New Design FOR LOVE 'EM...and LEAVE 'EM!

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Approved
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 December 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Week-End for Three  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on September 2, 1946 with Dennis O'Keefe reprising his film role. See more »

Quotes

Jim 'Jimbo' Craig: Why do so many marriages fail?
Fred Stonebraker: Because women are such lying, scheming, deceitful, mercenary hellcats?
See more »

Soundtracks

Auld Lang Syne
Scottish traditional music
Played by the band to signal the end of the evening
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Dire comedy
5 December 2005 | by (london) – See all my reviews

Given the writers of this film you would expect a witty and literate farce.Unfortunately what we get is exactly the opposite.This film seems to have been made on the assumption that the louder and quicker the actors speak the funnier they are.This film was so poor that it sent me off to sleep.The only watchable aspect of this film was the supporting cast.Funny how Franklin Pangbourne is only on screen for a few minutes but he is my only abiding memory of this film.Edward Everett Horton and Zasu Pitts are exempt from any criticism but even they are not able to make this film watchable.Maybe the fact that this film is only 65 minutes long is a clue as to why the main characters perform in such a hyped up manner.


7 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
where can I find a copy of this film? nora-46
Junior skiddoo
Discuss Weekend for Three (1941) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?