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Every Girl Should Be Married (1948)

 -  Comedy  -  25 December 1948 (USA)
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Anabel Sims is determined to find the perfect husband. She thinks she's found her man in Madison Brown, a handsome pediatrician. She then prepares an elaborate scheme to trap him into marriage.

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Dr. Madison Brown
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Roger Sanford
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Julie Howard
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Mr. Spitzer
Elisabeth Risdon ...
Mary Nolan
Richard Gaines ...
Sam McNutt
Harry Hayden ...
Gogarty
Chick Chandler ...
Soda Clerk
Leon Belasco ...
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Fred Essler ...
Pierre
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Saleslady
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Anabel Sims is determined to find the perfect husband. She thinks she's found her man in Madison Brown, a handsome pediatrician. She then prepares an elaborate scheme to trap him into marriage.

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"Every Girl Should be Married" says Cary Grant, Noted Bachelor Baby Doctor, so she took his advice and married HIM!

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Don Hartman's Production of Every Girl Should Be Married  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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In a scene in his office between he and his nurse-employee, Cary Grant performs a dead-on impression of his co-star Betsy Drake - who he would soon marry in real life. See more »

Goofs

When the insurance man shows the new car to Anabel on the street, the pole of the microphone is reflected against a window behind the actors. See more »

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Featured in The Screen Writer (1950) See more »

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La mer
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Music by Charles Trenet and Albert Lasry
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Confirmed bachelor neatly evades a woman's efforts to trap him for a husband.
16 October 2000 | by (us) – See all my reviews

The interplay between grant and the other characters by itself made this movie a ten for me. It served as yet another reason why this is my favorite actor. The plot-dynamic is a comedy that is funny with out trying explicitly to appear as a comedy. Anabel's duplicitous overtures to trap Madison as a husband, are made even more humorous by Madison's complete mastery of the situation. Always aware of her efforts he neatly side steps them at every turn, only to accept her at the end inspite of her silliness. If you understand how Ricky Riccardo could love Lucy inspite of her antics you will appreciate this movie!


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