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Honeymoon (1947)

Approved | | Comedy | 17 May 1947 (USA)
A prospective bride and groom have misadventures in Mexico City.

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Barbara Olmstead
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David Flanner
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Corporal Phil Vaughn
Lina Romay ...
Raquel Mendoza
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Consul Prescott
Corinna Mura ...
Senora Mendoza
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Congressman Crenshaw
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Dr. Diego (as Jose R. Goula)
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Pretty but scatterbrained Barbara Olmstead arrives in Mexico City to marry her soldier fiance, learns he's been delayed, and runs off to find a place to stay. Meanwhile, fiance Phil arrives after all, just misses Barbara, and goes off in quest of her. As further complications ensue, American consul David Flanner (who has an impatient fiancee of his own) is caught in the middle and driven nearly frantic... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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A Racy Tale of ROMANCE!

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Amor de Duas Vidas  »

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I Love Geraniums
Written by Leigh Harline
Lyrics by Mort Greene
Performed by Mário Santos and Shirley Temple
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Diving on Top of a Gem
28 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Honeymoon is a sweet comedy starring two very capable actors. Shirley Temple is all grown up here, almost, as a seventeen year old who wants to wed her soldier boyfriend. The two plan to meet in Mexico City, but problems arise with arriving on time. They only have a short amount of time to marry so they want to make use of all the time they have as man and wife. However, absolutely everything happens to prevent that from happening. Temple enlists the help of a man from the American Consolate (Franchot Tone) to assist her, but she causes more problems for him than he could ever imagine.

Temple is certainly different than the little girl everyone remembers her as. She does the same movements with her mouth, but she has matured into a very beautiful young woman. She has a knack for comedy so she excels in this film. Tone equals her. He is older than in his Joan Crawford days, but he has the same sweet face and strong acting talent. He seems to have gotten smarter over the years which enables him to be a dominant figure as well as a funny one.


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