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Leonard Borland loves his monied wife, but with his wrecking business looking shaky he treasures her all the more. So when she decides to try again to become an opera singer he indulges her. While organising a concert for her he meets glamorous Cecil Carver. She in turn discovers Leonard has a splendid voice, and encourages him to use it for reasons very much her own. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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16 January 1950 (Sweden)  »

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An to ixere i gynaika mou  »

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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 2, 1950 with Paul Douglas and Linda Darnell reprising their film roles. See more »

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Version of Wife, Husband and Friend (1939) See more »

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Chanson du toréador (The Toreador Song)
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From "Carmen"
Music by Georges Bizet
English lyrics by Th. Baker
Performed by Paul Douglas (dubbed by Stephen Kemalyan)
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Funny comedy and hidden gem
13 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although I am a fan of movies from the 1940's and 1950's I somehow had never seen this film before. This is one of those delightful comedy sleepers like "Champagne for Caesar". I happened to see it listed on the DIRECTV TCM channel view-on-demand list and downloaded it to my DVR via the internet for viewing.

The cast performance is excellent from the major players down to the minor characters.

My favorite scene is when Mrs. Blair titters and flits about as she informs the party guests that her son-in-law is going to give a singing performance.


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