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You Belong to Me (1941)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 22 October 1941 (USA)
A jealous and insecure newlywed man interferes with his wife's medical work in order to prevent her from seeing attractive male patients.

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Helen Hunt
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Peter Kirk
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Billings
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Frederick Vandemer
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Emma
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Moody
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Joseph
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Doris
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Robert Andrews
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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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Meet the bride who wouldn't stay for breakfast! (Trade paper ad). See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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22 October 1941 (USA)  »

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

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Billings: Imagination is a wonderful thing; without it, women would wither like prunes.
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Referenced in Trumbo (2007) 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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