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Living in a Big Way (1947)

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Leo Gogarty marries Margaud Morgan after a whirlwind romance just before shipping out to war. When he returns he is surprised to discover not only that his bride is not what she led him to ... See full summary »

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Marie McDonald ...
Charles Winninger ...
D. Rutherford Morgan
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Peggy Randall
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Mrs. Minerva Alsop Morgan
Jean Adair ...
Abigail Morgan
Clinton Sundberg ...
Everett Hanover Smythe
John Warburton ...
'Skippy' Stuart Simms
William 'Bill' Phillips ...
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Bernadene Hayes ...
Dolly
John Alexander ...
Attorney Ambridge
Phyllis Kennedy ...
Elsie, the Maid
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Storyline

Leo Gogarty marries Margaud Morgan after a whirlwind romance just before shipping out to war. When he returns he is surprised to discover not only that his bride is not what she led him to believe, but also that she expects a quick divorce. Both Mr. & Mrs Gogarty must find their place with or without each other in a society still adjusting to peace. Written by Anonymous

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When a gal who's got curves... meets a guy who's got angles... it's loving... laughing... living in a big way! See more »

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Comedy | Musical

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1 November 1948 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Kärlekskarusellen  »

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Trivia

This box-office failure was the last directorial credit (he did some uncredited work on One Touch of Venus (1948)) for director, screenwriter and occasional producer Gregory La Cava, who had begun working in the film industry as an animator in 1916. See more »

Quotes

Margaud Morgan: Is that the only reason you like me Leo? Because I don't step on your toes?
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It's not Singin' in the Rain, but its good...
14 December 2006 | by (Duluth, Minnesota) – See all my reviews

I thought this movie was quite good. It was on TCM (Turner Classic Movies) at three am one night, and its offbeat humor kept me up til five. Kelly performs beautifully in this role, especially with the Grandma (whose quip almost caused me to laugh out of my seat). The main actress was alright, but the father was able to keep his character isolated from the marriage conflict and kept the humor coming. If you like a good offbeat, older movie, I would recommend it. Unlike the other comment, I do like Gene Kelly. He was the perfect leading actor for many of the early musicals and I think in this role, he oozes his charisma. One drawback is the dance scenes get a little long-winded, but if you can get through those, you're in the clear.


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