The Perfect Marriage (1947)

Approved  |   |  Comedy  |  24 January 1947 (USA)
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Jenny and Dale Williams have been married ten years and parents of a nine-year-old daughter, "Cookie" Williams. They live well, have separate careers, are surrounded by sophisticated ... See full summary »


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Cast overview:
Maggie Williams
Dale Williams
Gil Cummins
Dale Williams, Sr.
Virginia Field ...
Rita Johnson ...
Mabel Manning
Nona Griffith ...
Cookie Williams
Nana Bryant ...
Corinne Williams
Jerome Cowan ...
Addison Manning
Luella Gear ...
Dolly Haggerty


Jenny and Dale Williams have been married ten years and parents of a nine-year-old daughter, "Cookie" Williams. They live well, have separate careers, are surrounded by sophisticated friends, and are afflicted with overattentive in-laws on each side. Celebrating their tenth anniversary,this, of course, means it is time to tell each other they want a divorce from each other. They talk about it. They talk to their friends about it. The friends and in-laws talk to them and to each other and to anyone who will listen about it. Written by Les Adams <>

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Release Date:

24 January 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ainda Vive o Nosso Amor  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 20, 1949 with Loretta Young reprising her film role. See more »


References Penny Serenade (1941) See more »

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Imperfect Star Vehicle for Loretta
14 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This featherweight romantic comedy pairs Loretta Young with her frequent leading man David Niven as a couple celebrating their 10th anniversary who realize underneath all the sugar talk they've grown indifferent to each other. Not helping things are their parents, who have always not quite approved of their child's choice of spouse. A spat leads to divorce proceedings and Loretta's old flame Eddie Albert suddenly emerges while longtime "friend" Virginia Field sees her chance now with Niven. There's nothing really funny going on despite Charlie Ruggles and ZaSu Pitts in the supporting cast in quite trivial roles. Loretta looks gorgeous of course, especially in some classic Edith Head fashions and the film casts her as a career woman but the movie while quite watchable is just not very interesting. Child actress Nina Griffith is pleasant as Young and Niven's daughter caught in the middle of their war; according to IMDb, this is her only film.

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