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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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Roger Sanford
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Mary Nolan
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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

One of RKO's final releases for 1948, this was its biggest hit for the year, netting $775,000 into 1949. See more »

Goofs

During Dr. Brown's lecture, his pocket handkerchief changes positions between shots, and sometimes disappears altogether. See more »

Connections

Featured in American Masters: Cary Grant: A Class Apart (2004) See more »

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Music by Charles Trenet and Albert Lasry
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One of our favorite movies
10 June 2004 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

Every Girl Should Be Married is one of my favorites. It's a lighthearted romantic comedy from the 40's, not a stalker movie. Although I'll admit that it could be remade as a 90's stalker movie if someone wanted to.

It's more about the single-minded determination of one young woman to nab the man she wants. The only part of it that might keep you up nights is wondering whether or not your wife was that scheming in her plan to marry you.

I think Betsy Drake and Cary Grant were hilarious. The scene where Cary Grant's character is delivering a speech to the Lady's group is a classic. I wish that it would come out on DVD so that I could delete it from its permanent spot on my TiVo.


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