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John Loves Mary (1949)

 |  Comedy  |  11 July 1949 (Sweden)
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A GI marries the English girlfriend of his best friend to get her into the U.S. for his friend who lost track of her in the war only to find on returning home that he is stuck with the girl because the friend has married someone else.

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A GI marries the English girlfriend of his best friend to get her into the U.S. for his friend who lost track of her in the war only to find on returning home that he is stuck with the girl because the friend has married someone else.

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11 July 1949 (Sweden)  »

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Cupido Faz das Suas  »

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on June 19, 1950 with Patricia Neal and Ronald Reagan reprising their film roles. See more »

Quotes

Lilly Herbish: Tell me, what's it like west of New Jersey?
Sen. James McKinley: Republican!
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References The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) See more »

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A-Hunting We Will Go
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Played in the Strand Theater lobby scene
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Very Entertaining!
20 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really like this movie. It is just one of those that is fun to watch . . . and re-watch.

Ronald Reagan and Jack Carson are hilarious together. They both are on the edge of a nervous breakdown throughout the story because of all of the trouble they've gotten themselves into. One lie leads to another and their troubles get bigger and bigger.

I think that Patricia Neal does a good job in this role. I think that she was a great actress but I'm not sure that this was the best role for her. The movie was originally planned for Jane Wyman and Ronald Reagan together but when the Reagans split up, the part of Mary was given to Patricia Neal.

When I come across people who have not seen any of Ronald Reagan's movies, I think of this one. He does a great job with this comedy.

I hope that everyone enjoys it as much as I do.


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