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Every Girl Should Be Married (1948)

Approved | | Comedy | 25 December 1948 (USA)
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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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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Trivia

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

Goofs

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

Quotes

Julie Howard: Anabelle! Do you mean you're going to deliberately set out to trap him?
Anabel Sims: Well, I know it's dreadful but this is the kind of thing men force us to do.
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Referenced in Beyond Therapy (1987) See more »

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La Mer
Music by Charles Trenet and Albert Lasry
Lyrics by Charles Trenet
Played often throughout the picture
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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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