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Once More, My Darling (1949)

Movie star Collier Laing is recalled to active duty with the Army Criminal Investigation Division. His mission: to sweep debutante Marita Connell off her feet and flush out her former ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jane Cowl ...
Mrs. Laing
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Herman Schmelz, Chauffeur
Taylor Holmes ...
Jed Connell
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Colonel Head
Steven Geray ...
Kalzac
John Ridgely ...
Burke
Lillian Randolph ...
Mamie
Maurice Cass ...
Dr. Grasser
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Judge Fraser
Louise Lorimer ...
Mrs. Fraser
Wilton Graff ...
Mr. Frobisher
Sally Corner ...
Mrs. Frobisher
Dee J. Thompson ...
Mary Jane Frobisher (as D.J. Thompson)
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Movie star Collier Laing is recalled to active duty with the Army Criminal Investigation Division. His mission: to sweep debutante Marita Connell off her feet and flush out her former boyfriend, who's sent her jewels stolen in occupied Germany. Soon it's a question of who's sweeping whom; Miss Connell's nickname is "Killer." But when she wants to elope, Laing begins to have qualms. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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2 June 1950 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Come by My Love  »

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1.37 : 1
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Director Michael Gordon was replaced one week into production by Robert Montgomery. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Grant: I saw you the other day in a...a motion picture.
Collier Laing: Did you, sir? How was I?
Mr. Grant: Tall. Very tall.
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DON'T PASS THIS ONE BY...IT'S GOOD
2 May 1999 | by (NEW JERSEY, USA) – See all my reviews

I was surprised, "Once More, My Darling", had not generated enough votes (at this writing) for a "user rating". It's a "screwy" comedy I have enjoyed many times over the years. Robert Montgomery's mission places him in some very improbable situations, and he's just the man for the job. He maintains his trademark "befuddled" look throughout the film and hysterically, too. Ann Blyth plays his precocious/eccentric pursuer, who assumes a relationship that does not exist. Her character is kooky enough to warrant the unearned nickname "Killer", but remains cute and cuddly.

Among the glut of "B" movies from the late 1940's and 1950's, "Once More, My Darling" is a standout. This one is worth looking for....


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