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They All Kissed the Bride (1942)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 11 June 1942 (USA)
Margaret Drew runs her trucking company single-mindedly, if not ruthlessly. The only thorn in her side is writer Michael Holmes who is writing a book on some of her tough ways. With no time... See full summary »

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Marsh
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Mrs. Drew
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Johnny Johnson
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Vivian Drew
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Mahoney
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Susie Johnson
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Lewis - M.J.'s Secretary
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Stephen Pettingill
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Private Policeman
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Margaret Drew runs her trucking company single-mindedly, if not ruthlessly. The only thorn in her side is writer Michael Holmes who is writing a book on some of her tough ways. With no time for men, the effect an attractive stranger has on her at her sister's wedding is unnerving. When it turns out this is the hated writer, she starts seriously to lose her bearings. Surely it can't become Maggie and Mike? Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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A Picture to Keep 'em LAUGHING...and LOVING! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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11 June 1942 (USA)  »

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He Kissed the Bride  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Joan Crawford was asked to take over Carole Lombard's role after she died in a air crash during a war bond tour. She then donated all of her salary to the Red Cross who found Lombard's body, and promptly fired her agent for taking his usual 10%. See more »

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Michael 'Mike' Holmes: [singing] "You must have been a beautiful baby."
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You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby
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Music by Harry Warren
Played when M.J. reads the note that came with the flowers
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Not exactly your average Joan film.
9 October 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was startled by this movie, because as a rule Joan stuck to a pattern. In the 20s, she was a flapper. In the 30s, a shopgirl. 40s, put-upon drama queen and so on. This movie, a 1942 film, doesn't conform to any Joan pattern. It's a comedy, with Joan actually being funny. The plot is simple, with Joan being a stern trucking company owner who is "transformed by love." How is this done? A very frantic jitterbug, lots of mistaken identity, and a delightful drunk scene. Listen to Joan try to say "speech of acceptance" while more than a bit tipsy. This is a very good movie and highly recommended by this Joan fan.


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