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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
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Chick Chandler ...
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Leon Belasco ...
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Fred Essler ...
Pierre
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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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Trivia

Love interests in this film, Cary Grant and Betsy Drake tied the knot in real life less than a year after the film was released. 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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La mer
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Music by Charles Trenet and Albert Lasry
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Enjoyable, light and fun
19 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As a Cary Grant fan, I enjoyed this movie tremendously. The humor was light hearted and the plot sweet, which can now be interpreted as sick, demented and freaky. A nice change from the ritzy movies of the 40s where everyone is wealthy in top hats and tails. This is a down to earth movie and should be taken with the girl meets boy girl gets boy idea in mind. As for the stalking, it seems to me she put a lot of work into getting her man so to speak in a nice way. Never once did I see it as "spook" movie or psycho thriller. However, if there was a remake in 2006, it most certainly would come out to be an R movie with a lot of gore and hype. Enjoy for the era.


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