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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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Maggie Williams
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Dale Williams
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Gil Cummins
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Dale Williams, Sr.
Virginia Field ...
Gloria
Rita Johnson ...
Mabel Manning
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Rosa
Nona Griffith ...
Cookie Williams
Nana Bryant ...
Corinne Williams
Jerome Cowan ...
Addison Manning
Luella Gear ...
Dolly Haggerty
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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 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 <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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24 January 1947 (USA)  »

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Ainda Vive o Nosso Amor  »

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. 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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