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The Mating of Millie (1948)

 -  Comedy  -  8 March 1948 (USA)
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Man tries to help a woman trap a husband so she can adopt a child, but he falls for her himself.

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Millie McGonigle
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Man tries to help a woman trap a husband so she can adopt a child, but he falls for her himself.

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 3, 1949 with Glenn Ford reprising his film role. See more »

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Single Parents were frowned on back then
21 May 2011 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Evelyn Keyes plays the title role in The Mating Of Millie who is a very successful career woman with a nice job in the personnel office of a large Los Angeles department store. She occasionally looks after the neighbor's kid Jimmy Hunt in her bungalow complex. But when his mother is killed in a traffic accident and sent to an orphanage like the one Keyes grew up in, her maternal instincts are aroused.

Her problem is that back in those days the authorities would not let her adopt as a single parent so she has to look for a husband. She's got three candidates in mind, an unorthodox bus driver Glenn Ford, an advertising executive neighbor Willard Parker, and the head of the orphanage where Hunt is who is quite taken with her Ron Randell.

The Mating Of Millie is a nice family comedy with a minimum of heart tugging, but enough to remember why you wanted to see this film. The film is really Evelyn's picture and her best scenes are with Jimmy Hunt. Mabel Paige as the landlady in the bungalow court also has a nice role. In fact Ron Randell's such a nice guy as the orphanage head, it makes you wonder why anyone would want to leave.

Nothing terribly special here, but nice entertainment.


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