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Meet the Stewarts (1942)

 -  Comedy  -  21 May 1942 (USA)
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Michael Stewart
Frances Dee ...
Candace Goodwin
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Mr. Pierce Goodwin
Marjorie Gateson ...
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Geraldine Stewart
Roger Clark ...
Ted Graham
Danny Mummert ...
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Ann Gillis ...
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Michael Stewart: Darling, marriage is an institution, and not everyone belongs in one.
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Cute movie hat would have been a pilot a decade later
5 August 2007 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

This came out in 1942. In the early fifties, it could (title and all) have been the first episode of a television show. (That includes William Holden's calling wife Frances Dee "kitten." That's just like in "Father Knows Best," though there it's the title character's daughter's name.) It's a pleasant movie. Holden and Dee are a believable enough couple. It is a familiar story but the plot takes some different routes: She comes from a rich family. He is working class. She wants to try. She indeed does try. (Margaret Hamilton is thrown in, as an inept housekeeper.) The highlight is Anne Revere. What astonishing presence that woman had! She plays Holden's sister, a school principal. She's cold, strong, judgmental, and (of course) in the end kind.


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