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June Bride (1948)

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

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Jeanne Brinker
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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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Since water freezes at a higher temperature than alcohol, the hard cider Carey and Whitman were drinking would have been much, much stronger than usual. See more »

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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

Carey Jackson: [looking around the office] Pretty 'luxe.
Carleton Towne: Ought to be, it's real leather.
Carey Jackson: Must be like living in a wallet.
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How Dry I Am
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Played when Carey falls in the snow
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No chemistry and they're both too old
13 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Robert Montgomery is not my favorite, but he does hold up his end in this film. The script is well-written, but the two stars have zero chemistry and Bette Davis appears ill, tired and disinterested in this part. She is noticeably thin and perhaps she was really ill. In any case, they are both too old for their roles.

What saves this movie is the well-written script and Tom Tully's outdoor cider jug! Of course, any movie with Bette Davis is worth watching, and this one is no exception. I don't think comedy is really her forte anyway, and her performance and characterization strongly remind me of "The Man Who Came To Dinner" done several years before this one. That one, of course, is much better-written, and it puts Bette's character in a supporting role and makes more sense of her romantic situation. Even in 1950, would a successful magazine editor give up everything for a husband without a job?


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