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Easy to Wed (1946)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 25 July 1946 (USA)
To prevent a libel case against the paper, a reporter tries to compromise the reputation of a tycoon's slandered daughter.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gladys Benton
Warren Haggerty
J.B. Allenbury
Carlos Ramírez
Spike Dolan
Ethel Smith ...
Barbara 'Babs' Norvell
Homer Henshaw
Josephine Whittell ...
Mrs. Burns Norvell
Curtis Farwood
Hector Boswell
Celia Travers ...
Mary, Farwood's Secretary


The "Morning Star" is in trouble: J.B. Allenbury, rich and mighty, will sue them for 2 million dollars for an article which says that his daughter is chasing after married men. Reporter Bill Chandler is sent after Connie to prove that the story is actually true. The only problem is that he's not married....yet. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Release Date:

25 July 1946 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Casar é Fácil  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 27, 1950 with Van Johnson reprising his film role. See more »


William Stevens 'Bill' Chandler: You're too modest. Why, you're a woman of great depths, depths that have never been plumbed.
Gladys Benton: [referring to her boyfriend] No, Warren's not much of a plumber.
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Featured in Lucy and Desi: A Home Movie (1993) See more »


Song of the Volga Boatmen
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Remake of Libled Lady Fizzles
14 August 2001 | by (Forestville, Ca) – See all my reviews

This film has its plusses -- Esthers swimming, her swimming, and her swimming. It's also in technicolor, which is always a treat to the eye. It really surprised me that a socco screenplay that made 1936's Libled Lady such a rip-roaring funny film could go so flat 10 years later. Of course Myrna Loy, Jean Harlow, William Powell, and Spencer Tracy were more highly skilled performers than this cast. Williams has some to the stoic, amused calm that Loy had and she does okay as Connie, but Lucille Ball is almost unfunny in this, which really surprised me. She lacks Harlows warmth and vulnerability and timing. Harlow really carried Libled Lady and one always looks forward to her scenes. Ball is too arch and steely here. It puts a damper on the films success.

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