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The Affairs of Susan (1945)

Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus. Each reveals a different portrait of Susan: one describes her as a naive ... See full summary »

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Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancee summons three former beaus. Each reveals a different portrait of Susan: one describes her as a naive country girl who reluctantly becomes an actress, another paints a picture of a gay party girl and and the third describes a serious intellectual. Which one is the real Susan? Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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She's so romantic she drives four men frantic! See more »

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11 April 1946 (Uruguay)  »

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Chameleon  »

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 29, 1945 with Joan Fontaine and George Brent reprising their film roles. See more »

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Something In My Heart
Written by E.Y. Harburg & Franz Waxman
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Rarely shown Fontaine comedy is a sparkling gem...
24 April 2001 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Joan Fontaine was so often cast in moody, introspective roles in somber dramas that her prowess in comedy was seldom explored. Here it certainly is--she gets the chance to play a woman who is entirely different in the eyes of three men who loved her in the past (George Brent, Don deFore and Dennis O'Keefe)--and are now telling their stories to the man about to marry her (Walter Abel). In flashback we see Susan as a plain-Jane who becomes an actressy type, an intellectual and a glamorous sophisticate. It's a pleasure to see Fontaine enjoying herself in a demanding comedy role for a change--with excellent support from her co-stars, particularly George Brent as an ex-husband. Rarely shown on TV, it's one you have to catch on one of the cable channels and well worth viewing.


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