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Julia Misbehaves (1948)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  8 August 1948 (USA)
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English dancehall actress Julia Packett hasn't seen her daughter since Susan was a few months old, having given her up to be raised by her respectable and wealthy father William (whom Julia... See full summary »

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Ritchie Lorgan
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Susan Packett
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Fred Ghenoccio
Lucile Watson ...
Mrs. Packett
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Col. Bruce 'Bunny' Willowbrook
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Ma Ghenoccio
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Benny Hawkins
Henry Stephenson ...
Lord Pennystone
Aubrey Mather ...
The Vicar
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Hobson, the Butler
Fritz Feld ...
Pepito
Phyllis Morris ...
Daisy
Veda Ann Borg ...
Louise
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English dancehall actress Julia Packett hasn't seen her daughter since Susan was a few months old, having given her up to be raised by her respectable and wealthy father William (whom Julia never divorced.) When she gets an invitation to her daughter's wedding, she "borrows" some money from a male friend and heads off to the south of France for the nuptuals. While there she manages to establish a mother-daughter relationship, get another man to provide her with a lot of money, provoke her mother-in-law's ire, string along a potential husband and his mother, and rekindle the spark in William, all within a day or two. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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8 August 1948 (USA)  »

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Die unvollkommene Dame  »

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Fifth of eight movies that paired Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon. See more »

Goofs

After exiting the right hand drive phaeton/touring car at the honeymoon cabin, the two couples congregate at the right drivers side; the car is facing screen right. The next scene has the caretaker approaching from the right and the two couples are now standing in the exact same positions but on the left passenger side of the car; the car is now facing screen left. See more »

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Susan Packett: [Walking through the forest] Look at that tree. How bent it is!
Ritchie Lorgan: Oh, there is a reason for that.
Susan Packett: Oh, really?
Ritchie Lorgan: Oh, yes. You see, that's a boy tree and he's eyeing the girl tree. And he's saying, 'You're so beautiful with your lovely green hair and your nice brown bark skin.' You know what she is saying to him?
Susan Packett: [Coyly laughs] No, tell me, Ritchie.
Ritchie Lorgan: She's saying, 'That won't do you any good at all. I have a heart of wood and, besides, I'm madly in love with the golden oak in the next forest.'
Susan Packett: [Shyly] ...
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Referenced in Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: Greer Garson (1961) See more »

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Oh, What a Difference the Navy Made to Me!
(uncredited)
Music by Leslie Alleyn
Lyrics by Ralph Stanley
Sung by Greer Garson in a dancehall sketch while performing with acrobats
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Watching Julia misbehave is a real treat:)
17 March 2013 | by (South Carolina, USA) – See all my reviews

I adore this nutty little film. I love Garson, Pidgeon, Taylor, and Lawford in almost any movie and particularly teamed together. Cesar Romero also adds flavor in a comedic supporting role. I enjoy classic and screwball comedies and have a long list made of those (this one is on it). Is this the best of the best? No, but it's fun and well made. That's a prerequisite for my list. I own it and still watch it each time it comes on TCM.

Elizabeth Taylor, as the mutual daughter and young bride, is so young and lovely. She still has an innocence to her performance at this stage that I enjoy. Peter Lawford is young, suave, and cocky. Walter Pidgeon is typical Walter Pidgeon. But it's Greer Garson's movie and in it she shines. She produces screwball romantic comedy antics worthy of Irene Dunne or Jean Arthur.

This is a must see for Garson fans. I highly recommend it to fans of any of the cast or of the genre. It's not perfect, but it sure entertains. And isn't that the point?


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