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Claudette Colbert wants a carpet slipper kind of guy ... and winds up with a pair of heels!

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12 November 1949 (USA)  »

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on June 5, 1950 with Robert Young and Claudette Colbert reprising their film roles. See more »

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Lavishly produced, crowd-pleasing romantic comedy with a top-notch cast!
29 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

I'm astonished to find myself alone here in IMDb. "Bride for Sale" was an extremely successful movie in its day, and it holds up rather well. Basically, it's one of those romantic comedies that make use of the old triangle plot, namely two men (here it's Robert Young and George Brent) pursuing one girl (the super charismatic Claudette Colbert). Which man will she choose? The support cast is also first rate, although few of the huge roster of popular players assembled here receive much in the way of opportunities. One glorious exception is Charles Arnt, who plays Brent's chief clerk. Here, Arnt can be seen in a larger and better role than his usual lot - and boy! - does he make the most of it! As for Claudette, she sparkles most delightfully - even if she is at times - especially in the scene in which she shops for an engagement ring - inclined to over-act. The direction is credited to William D. Russell, though I would not be surprised to discover that Russell was not alone. At times, the direction is agreeable fast and inventive and actually sparkles. Fluid camera-work is right on the menu. But there are also a few scenes that needed jazzing up but are slow and routine. All told, however, "Bride for Sale" is a joyous experience and a real crowd- pleaser,


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