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An Innocent Affair (1948)

Approved | | Comedy | 15 October 1948 (USA)
Vincent Doane is in the precarious position of trying to close an advertising account with his rich ex-fiancée. Unfortunately she is more interested in him than in business. Vincent's wife ... See full summary »

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Eve Lawrence
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Margot Fraser
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Ken St. Clair
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Venetian Room Maitre di' (as Mike Romanoff)
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T.D. Hendricks
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Gaylord
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Lester Burnley
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Ted Burke
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Hilda - the Maid
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Gladys - Receptionist
Eddie Le Baron ...
Venetian Room Orchestra Leader
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Vincent Doane is in the precarious position of trying to close an advertising account with his rich ex-fiancée. Unfortunately she is more interested in him than in business. Vincent's wife Paula gets suspicious and finally decides to do some flirting of her own to make him jealous. Unknown to her, she chooses cigarette tychoon Claude Kimball. In fact, Kimball hits it off well with both of the Doanes. The question is whether or not their marriage can survive all the shenanigans. Written by Gary Jackson <garyjack5@cogeco.ca>

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15 October 1948 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Don't Trust Your Husband  »

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1.37 : 1
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"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on September 23, 1949 with Fred MacMurray reprising his film role. See more »

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In the cab, Eve tells Paula the Burke Agency is on the second floor. But when we see the door to the firm, it's #307, which would indicate it's on the third floor. See more »

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Innocent Affair
Written by Walter Kent and Kim Gannon
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typical husband-wife misunderstandings
10 January 2017 | by (southwest US) – See all my reviews

The title card says "Don't Trust your Husband", but this one is listed on Turner Classics as "An Innocent Affair". Fred MacMurray and Madeleine Carroll are husband and wife, and it's the usual misunderstandings and antics as Vincent (MacMurray) entertains a client, who also happens to be his ex-girlfriend. Wife Paula is sure that Vincent is having an affair, so she tries to make him jealous with schemes of her own. Send in Buddy Rogers. The music helps add to the comedic theme here...similar to cartoon music. Music director Hans Salter was nominated for SIX Oscars! This might not have been as good as it is without MacMurray carrying the weight. He had been in the biz for YEARS by this time. Directed by Lloyd Bacon, who had worked for the greats, does a fine job directing. Pretty Good. Nothing earth-shattering, but entertaining.


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