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Arthur Takes Over (1948)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  7 April 1948 (USA)
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A young girl from a rich family hides from them her marriage to a sailor, knowing they wouldn't approve. Complications arise when her mother announces plans to marry her off to a wealthy young suitor.


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Cast overview:
Lois Collier ...
Richard Crane ...
Skip Homeier ...
Ann E. Todd ...
Robert Walker ...
Bruce Carter
Jerome Cowan ...
George Bradford
Barbara Brown ...
Fiora Bixby
Lawrence White
Bert Bixby
Joan Blair ...
Mrs. Bradford
Almira Sessions ...
Mrs. Barnafogle
Jeanne Gail ...
Betty Lou
Donald Kerr ...
Cab Driver
Luana Walters ...
Newspaper Woman


The Bixbys, typical small-town parent, are all abuzz over the impending arrival of their daughter, Margaret, who has been working in San Francosco for over a year, and so his her local fiancée, Lawrence White, a stuffy, pompous aspiring aristocrat. Her teen-age brother, Artur, is undisturbed as he keeps practicing his jitterbug routines and cooing on the telephone to his girlfriend, Valerie Jeanne Bradford. However,Margaret has just married a sailor, James Clark, and brings him along but, wishing to break the news a bit at a time, introduces him as a friend. The family does not take the news kindly, nor does stuffy Lawrence. The marriage faces some problems. Arthur has a plan to avert and divert the problems. His plan is not without some problems of its own. Written by Les Adams <>

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