MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 69,850 this week

Bride by Mistake (1944)

 -  Comedy  -  27 July 1944 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 156 users  
Reviews: 9 user

Norah is very rich, owns her own shipyard and has Sylvia double for her at all outside functions. But Sylvia is now married and wants to go to Washington with her new husband while Norah's ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available now. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 727 titles
created 27 Mar 2013
 
a list of 1691 titles
created 02 Apr 2013
 
a list of 6727 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 41 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Bride by Mistake (1944)

Bride by Mistake (1944) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bride by Mistake.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Mr. Lucky (1943)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A gambler has plans to swindle money from a charity program, but starts to have second thoughts when he falls for a rich society girl.

Director: H.C. Potter
Stars: Cary Grant, Laraine Day, Charles Bickford
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Dill leaves Mary standing at the altar in order to marry his old flame, Connie, instead. Knowing that Mary still has feelings for Dill, Jeff keeps quiet about his own love for her.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Stars: Robert Montgomery, Joan Crawford, Clark Gable
Night Nurse (1931)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A nurse enlists the help of a petty criminal to foil a sinister plot to murder two children.

Director: William A. Wellman
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Ben Lyon, Joan Blondell
Hard to Get (1938)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

When spoiled young heiress Maggie Richards tries to charge some gasoline at an auto camp run by Bill Davis, he makes her work out her bill by making beds. Resolving to get even, she ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Enright
Stars: Dick Powell, Olivia de Havilland, Charles Winninger
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An ex-bomber pilot is suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife.

Director: George Marshall
Stars: Alan Ladd, Veronica Lake, William Bendix
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A runaway bride and an undercover reporter get caught up in political intrigue as they lead a merry chase across Europe and uncover a spy plot.

Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A young man asks a hat check girl to pose as his fiancĂ©e in order to make his dying father's last moments happy. However, the old man's health takes a turn for the better and now his son ... See full summary »

Director: Henry Koster
Stars: Deanna Durbin, Charles Laughton, Robert Cummings
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Playwright Gaylord Esterbrook scores a hit with his first Broadway play, both with the critics and with leading lady Linda Paige. He and Linda are happily married until a patroness of the ... See full summary »

Director: William Keighley
Stars: Rosalind Russell, James Stewart, Charles Ruggles
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A woman (Harding) tricks a playboy (Powell) into marrying her and then tries to make him legitimately fall in love with her.

Director: John Cromwell
Stars: Ann Harding, William Powell, Lucile Browne
Skylark (1941)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

As her fifth wedding anniversary approaches, a woman realizes that she is fed up with always coming in second to her husband's advertising business. Just at the moment when she is trying to... See full summary »

Director: Mark Sandrich
Stars: Claudette Colbert, Ray Milland, Brian Aherne
Lady Scarface (1941)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Lieutenant Bill Mason pursues a Chicago gang to New York unaware that its scar-cheeked leader Slade is a woman.

Director: Frank Woodruff
Stars: Dennis O'Keefe, Judith Anderson, Frances E. Neal
Hot Saturday (1932)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A pretty but virtuous small-town bank clerk is the victim of a vicious rumor from an unsuccessful suitor that she spent the night with a notorious womanizer.

Director: William A. Seiter
Stars: Cary Grant, Nancy Carroll, Randolph Scott
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Alan Marshal ...
...
...
Allyn Joslyn ...
...
Michael St. Angel ...
Marc Cramer ...
Ross
William Post Jr. ...
Donald
Bruce Edwards ...
Chaplain
Nancy Gates ...
Jane Mason
...
Samuel
John Miljan ...
Major Harvey
Edit

Storyline

Norah is very rich, owns her own shipyard and has Sylvia double for her at all outside functions. But Sylvia is now married and wants to go to Washington with her new husband while Norah's latest fiance has dumped her. Determined not to make money an issue, she invites all the officers to her house for tea and has Sylvia again play Norah. She is looking for the right man who will want her and not her money and she thinks that she has found that man in Captain Travis. The only problem is that Travis is interested in the Norah double because of her millions. So Norah waits to see if he will propose to her for herself instead of proposing to Sylvia for the money. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 July 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Brud av misstag  »

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

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 1, 1945 with Laraine Day reprising her film role. See more »

Goofs

When Captain Travis pours a "claret" the wine is colorless. Claret is a red wine. See more »

Quotes

Sylvia Lockwood: I don't make a habit of telling people, but I spent the night in this room.
See more »

Connections

Remake of The Richest Girl in the World (1934) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A nice diversion.
26 August 2010 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Soon after this film began, I had remembered seeing this story before in the form of "The Richest Girl in the World" with Miriam Hopkins and Joel McCrea. Aside from a few updates here and there (such as making the leading man an Army Air Corps flier recuperating from some unnamed illness or injury), the story is the same. There is a super-mega-rich lady (Laraine Day) who is a bit of a recluse. And, to shield her identity, her personal assistant (Marsha Hunt) poses as the rich heiress. However, when a dashing officer (Alan Marshall) begins to show attention to both Day and Hunt, Day is smitten--but unsure who he will choose--the one with the money or her (who actually has all the money). It's all very slight plot-wise and I still think the original is better--and more original! But the actors all do a good job (particularly Edgar Buchanan in a supporting role) and it's a nice pleasant diversion--a decent romantic comedy with some nice laughs and a very game cast.

By the way, while Alan Marshall looked quite nice in the film, he was an inexplicable choice as he was an Australian. Why this guy would be in the US military and not the Australian one is a puzzler...though the same could be said for many of Errol Flynn's films as well!


0 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Hideous 'high fashion'! tag65
Discuss Bride by Mistake (1944) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?