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Lover Come Back (1946)

 -  Comedy  -  21 June 1946 (USA)
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A faithful wife takes gentle revenge on her philandering husband.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
George Brent ...
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Kay Williams
Vera Zorina ...
Madeline Laslo
Charles Winninger ...
William 'Pa' Williams, Sr.
Carl Esmond ...
Paul Millard
Raymond Walburn ...
J.P. 'Joe' Winthrop
Wallace Ford ...
Tubbs
Elisabeth Risdon ...
'Ma' Williams
William Wright ...
Jimmy Hennessey
Louise Beavers ...
Martha, Kay's Maid
Franklin Pangborn ...
Hotel Clerk
George Chandler ...
Walter
Joan Shawlee ...
Janie (as Joan Fulton)
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Kay Williams, an executive with Styles, Inc., is true to her absent husband Bill despite much harassment for dates from co-workers. But when Bill finally returns from Europe, it becomes increasingly evident to Kay that he has been a world- class philanderer. Still loving him, Kay decides to take gentle revenge by making him think she does likewise. Ensuing comic events ridicule the double standard at every opportunity. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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21 June 1946 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

When Lovers Meet  »

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"The Hedda Hopper Show - This Is Hollywood" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 26, 1946 with George Brent reprising his film role. See more »

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Starring Lucille Ball And A Beautiful Wardrobe
24 April 2000 | by (Little Rock, Arkansas) – See all my reviews

This little romantic comedy doesn't break any new ground with a plot that has been done a dozen times before. However, when you get past that it is a very watchable film mainly due to pretty Lucille Ball. This vehicle features a very sophisticated character for Lucy to play, and she handles the task flawlessly.

Lucy's wardrobe for this film is 40's high fashion at it's best and that combined with some very glamorous hairstyles make for a rare glimpse of Lucille Ball the Glamour Queen.

If you can find it give it a look, you'll be pleasantly surprised.


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