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You Belong to Me (1941)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  22 October 1941 (USA)
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On a ski trip, rich, idle Peter Kirk pursues and falls (literally) for Helen Hunt, M.D. After a courtship of hypochondria, she agrees to marry him on the condition that she continue to ... See full summary »

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Helen Hunt
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Roger Clark ...
Frederick Vandemer
Ruth Donnelly ...
Emma
Melville Cooper ...
Moody
Ralph Peters ...
Joseph
Maude Eburne ...
Ella
Renie Riano ...
Minnie
Ellen Lowe ...
Eva
Mary Treen ...
Doris
Gordon Jones ...
Robert Andrews
Fritz Feld ...
Hotel Clerk
Paul Harvey ...
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On a ski trip, rich, idle Peter Kirk pursues and falls (literally) for Helen Hunt, M.D. After a courtship of hypochondria, she agrees to marry him on the condition that she continue to practice medicine. But will jealous Peter be able to reconcile himself to his wife's seeing male patients? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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THAT LOVABLE...LAUGHABLE "LADY EVE" COUPLE...IN A MERRY MARITAL MARATHON! (original poster - all caps) See more »

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22 October 1941 (USA)  »

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Wesley Ruggles' You Belong to Me  »

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Trivia

The last filming pairing of Henry Fonda and Barbara Stanwyck. See more »

Quotes

Peter Kirk: Are there many lady doctors?
Helen Hunt: A few.
Peter Kirk: As beautiful as you?
Helen Hunt: No doubt.
Peter Kirk: The time I've wasted being well.
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Remade as Emergency Wedding (1950) See more »

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Oh My oh My this has not worn well...
19 February 2001 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is an oddity and truly shows its time and its era and not well. I am not surprised it is so rarely seen. Henry Fonda as the wimp of all time in a poorly contrived little vehicle to showcase Barbara I would think who plays a spunky bright young doctor and gets a lot of good lines. However, I gave it a 5 out of 10 for the supporting cast who are magnificent. Buchanan particularly as a crusty old gardener and also the guy who plays the butler is a hoot. I could have just watched the supporting players all night and Barbara of course. Normally I enjoy old Henry but here he shows more than his normal display of great Fonda teeth and is given the worst and most brainless lines. All these actors had to earn their stripes over the years in poorly scripted movies like these.


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