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Her Husband's Affairs (1947)

Approved | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 12 November 1947 (USA)
A scientist invents a formula that removes old, thinning hair and replaces it with thick, new hair. Complications ensue.

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J.B. Cruikshank
Mikhail Rasumny ...
Prof. Emil Glinka
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Peter Winterbottom
Nana Bryant ...
Mrs. Winterbottom
Jonathan Hale ...
Gov. Fox
Paul Stanton ...
Dr. Frazee
Mabel Paige ...
Mrs. Josper
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Vice President Starrett
Pierre Watkin ...
Vice President Beitler
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Ad man/genius William Weldon resents his wife Margaret's meddling in his business, even though her suggestions are often on target. The situation gets put to its toughest test when Weldon tries to market an eccentric inventor's embalming fluid, which turns out to be a hair remover. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@aol.com>

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

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12 November 1947 (USA)  »

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Fuld af skæg  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 22, 1949 with Lucille Ball reprising her film role. See more »

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Shadow of boom mic visible as the mayor unknowingly wears a hat during the ball game. See more »

Quotes

Margaret Weldon: [Crying in bed] I'm not going to be any use to you at all. I can see that.
William Weldon: Please, Margaret. You're just trying to pick a fight.
Margaret Weldon: No, I'm not. But you needed me when... when we were poor little nobodys. I meant something to you and I helped too even if you did holler. But now, now we're going to be lost in forest of butlers. Oh, Bill I'm scared.
William Weldon: Oh, don't talk crazy.
Margaret Weldon: Mrs. Winterbottom told me that... that they were happy when they had one room and a Murphy bed. Now they have separate bedrooms.
William Weldon: ...
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Soundtracks

Marines' Hymn [From the Halls of Montezuma]
Lyrics by Unknown
Music by Jacques Offenbach
Whistled by Douglas D. Coppin
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Lucy a couple years prior to her show
19 March 2009 | by (southwest US) – See all my reviews

Lucy had a bit part in Franchot Tone's "Moulin Rouge" ten years prior to this film, but this time she gets the female starring role up against Tone. Right from the beginning of "Her Husband's Affairs", we see that William Weldon (Tone) gets himself into jams, and wife Margaret (Lucy) has to get him out of them every time. William's boss JB, is the awesome Edward E. Horton, made up to look quite old and bald. (Viewers will recognize Horton's effeminate, whining, voice from Fractured Fairy Tales and all those Fred Astaire films.) Our story seems to be an early version of the TV show "Bewitched", where hubby is an advertising man, and relies on the wife's quick thinking to save him. When one of the products they are involved with causes a major crisis, they must figure out a solution quickly before the newspapers get there to take pictures. Lucy had been getting starring roles for a few years now, and she does just fine in this lightweight one. The second half of the picture takes place in a courtroom, and feels like an episode of I Love Lucy (Oh Fred!)...Gene Lockhart is here as Mr. Winterbottom. Also look for a 13 year old Dwayne Hickman (played in his own show "Dobie Gillis") in the laboratory scene. Directed by Sylvan Simon, who died at age 41, just a couple years after this project. No big surprises here, but we get a fun, early look at Lucy being Lucy just a couple years before her TV show.


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