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June Bride (1948)

Approved  |   |  Comedy  |  29 October 1948 (USA)
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A magazine's staff, including bickering ex-lovers Linda and Carey, cover an Indiana wedding, which goes slightly wrong...

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Fay Bainter ...
Paula Winthrop
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Barbara 'Boo' Brinker
Tom Tully ...
Mr. Whitman Brinker
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Jeanne Brinker
Jerome Cowan ...
Carleton Towne
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Rosemary McNally
James Burke ...
Luke Potter
Raymond Roe ...
Bud Mitchell
Marjorie Bennett ...
Mrs. Nellie Brinker
Ray Montgomery ...
Jim Mitchell
George O'Hanlon ...
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Storyline

Foreign correspondent Carey Jackson is offered a job on Home Life, a "women's" magazine; he accepts when he finds the editor is his old flame Linda Gilman. Verbal pyrotechnics fly between Carey and Linda as they go to Indiana to cover the Brinker family's "typical American wedding." But triangles lurk beneath the surface of the impending nuptials. Can Carey rescue a story (and his job) out of the wreckage? Can all the sundered hearts be re-united? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Trivia

Debbie Reynolds stated in her memoirs that Doris Day appeared uncredited in this film as a bridesmaid, but there seems to be no record of it on studio call sheets. See more »

Goofs

When Robert Montgomery's drunken character goes from the kitchen to the front room, his sport coat goes from unbuttoned to buttoned. See more »

Quotes

Carleton Towne: I need somebody like you. Now you're good looking, charming, a good sense of humor, intelligent and an attractive personality.
Carey Jackson: Are you offering me a job or proposing to me?
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How Dry I Am
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Ok comedic battle of the sophisticated NY sexes with Indiana battleground
28 December 2002 | by (New York, New York) – See all my reviews

As a Hoosier who has lived most of my life in New York, who enjoys both Bette Davis and Robert Montgomery, and was in the mood for a romantic comedy (my local theater had sold out on the Bullock-Grant comedy this evening), I thought this was good. There are a number of funny scenes (including the mistaken understanding regarding the "bust").

I do grow a little tired sometimes of the absurdity of everyone marrying within a few hours on seeing someone they like - very much a 1930s-1940s movie fiction (and never reality) - yet I kind of hoped it would happen here.

In reference to the comment below about Robert Montgomery taking a 15 year old over his lap - she's actually supposed to be 18! And I therefore thought he had mixed feelings in doing it!

The dialogue here is often very extraordinary - the writer goes on flights of fancy that will make you want to rewind! This is also not a movie whose ending will please the feminists - but that's life.

All in all, a good movie with a good plot, fine performances, and enough quite funny scenes to make it enjoyable.


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