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Ginger Rogers and Dennis Morgan, serving on a sequestered jury during a murder trial, fall in love. She is divorced, he is married.

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Theresa (Terry) Scott
Dennis Morgan ...
David Campbell
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Lena Fassler
Margalo Gillmore ...
Isobel Bradford
Anthony Ross ...
Robert (Bob) Fisher
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Arthur Timkin
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Harry Patullo
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Judge James Byron
Harry Bellaver ...
Gabor Simkiewicz, Bailiff
George Chandler ...
Lester Hubley
Frank Conlan ...
John Brokaw (as Frank Conlin)
Charles Meredith ...
Lyle Pettijohn
Marjorie Bennett ...
Mrs. Moore
Edith Evanson ...
Mary Travers
Sumner Getchell ...
John Simon
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Ginger Rogers and Dennis Morgan, serving on a sequestered jury during a murder trial, fall in love. She is divorced, he is married.

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17 August 1951 (Finland)  »

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Intermezzo matrimoniale  »

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During the reenactment of the crime, the female officer is standing by the edge of the cliff. The prosecutor then steps to her side. In the next shot, the officer is standing alone again. See more »

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Forgotten Ginger Rogers/Dennis Morgan film deserves a look...
17 May 2001 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Ginger Rogers didn't have too much luck in her choice of material by the time the late '40s rolled around--except for a reunion with Fred Astaire in 'The Barkleys of Broadway' most of her dramatic films were a disappointment--but 'Perfect Strangers' has a well-written script from a play by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. The two stars play jurors who find themselves on a jury panel for a murder trial. Sequestered, they fall in love despite the fact that Dennis Morgan is married, unhappily. The suspense comes from wondering what will happen to their relationship when the trial ends.

Ginger had wanted to work with Dennis Morgan since their last teaming in 'Kitty Foyle'. Under Bretaigne Windust's sensitive direction, the two stars give interesting performances. Among the supporting roles, Thelma Ritter delivers her usual competent work. Well worth viewing, but not yet released to video. You'll have to catch it on one of the cable stations.


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