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Two Weeks with Love
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Director:
Writers:
John Larkin (story)
John Larkin (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
10 November 1950 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The Gayest LOVE STORY EVER FILMED! (original print ad - many caps)
Plot:
The Robinson family are spending two weeks of summer vacation at a resort in the Catskills. Older daughter Patti vies with her friend... See more » | Add synopsis »
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(2 articles)
User Reviews:
My Girlfriend's Favorite Movie See more (16 total) »

Cast

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Jane Powell ... Patti Robinson

Ricardo Montalban ... Demi Armendez

Louis Calhern ... Horatio Robinson
Ann Harding ... Katherine Robinson

Phyllis Kirk ... Valerie Stresemann
Carleton Carpenter ... Billy Finlay

Debbie Reynolds ... Melba Robinson
Clinton Sundberg ... Mr. Finlay

Gary Gray ... McCormick Robinson

Tommy Rettig ... Ricky Robinson
Charles Smith ... Eddie Gavin
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
George Brandt ... Guest (uncredited)
Lillian Bronson ... Miss Zilly (uncredited)
Edward Clark ... Druggist (uncredited)
Lucille Curtis ... Guest (uncredited)
Jack Daley ... Guest (uncredited)
Ted Eckelberry ... Boy (uncredited)
Betty Farrington ... Customer (uncredited)
Everett Glass ... Mr. Hibbs (uncredited)
Dickie Humphreys ... Boy Partner (uncredited)
Mitchell Lewis ... Mr. Schimpf (uncredited)
Melba Meredith ... Mrs. Armendez (uncredited)
Dorothy Neumann ... Miss Pinwhistle (uncredited)
Alice Richey ... Guest (uncredited)
Fred Santley ... Guest (uncredited)
Jack Shea ... Lifeguard (uncredited)
Mary Jane Smith ... Girl (uncredited)
Bob Stebbins ... Young Man (uncredited)
Peter M. Thompson ... Boy (uncredited)
Marjorie Wood ... Mrs. Stresemann (uncredited)
Wilson Wood ... Band Leader (uncredited)

Directed by
Roy Rowland 
 
Writing credits
John Larkin (story)

John Larkin (screenplay) &
Dorothy Kingsley (screenplay)

Produced by
Jack Cummings .... producer
 
Original Music by
Albert Sendrey (uncredited)
George Stoll (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Alfred Gilks 
 
Film Editing by
Cotton Warburton  (as Irvine Warburton)
 
Art Direction by
E. Preston Ames  (as Preston Ames)
Cedric Gibbons 
 
Set Decoration by
Richard Pefferle  (as Richard A. Pefferle)
Edwin B. Willis 
 
Costume Design by
Walter Plunkett (costumes: men)
Helen Rose (costumes: women)
 
Makeup Department
Martha Acker .... hair stylist
Robert Dawn .... makeup artist
Sydney Guilaroff .... hair stylist
William Tuttle .... makeup designer (as William J. Tuttle)
 
Production Management
Lee Katz .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marvin Stuart .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Conrad Kahn .... sound
Douglas Shearer .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Warren Newcombe .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Borland .... grip (uncredited)
Herbert Fischer .... camera operator (uncredited)
C.A. Philbrick .... gaffer (uncredited)
Frank Shugrue .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Leo Arnaud .... orchestrator
Saul Chaplin .... vocal arranger
George Stoll .... musical director (as George E. Stoll)
Albert Sendrey .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Busby Berkeley .... choreographer
James Gooch .... associate technicolor color director
Henri Jaffa .... technicolor color director
Don McDougall .... script supervisor (as Don MacDougall)
Alex Romero .... assistant choreographer (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
Germany:90 min | USA:92 min (Turner library print)
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Certification:
Australia:PG | Australia:G (TV rating) | Finland:S | Sweden:Btl | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #14648) | West Germany:12

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Reportedly Jane Powell's personal favorite of her movies.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: As the parents (Horatio and Katherine) are getting ready to go to "the dance", daughter (Patti) ties her dad's bow tie. She is behind his back and cannot see that she is not tying it centered on her dad's celluloid collar. When the scene changes, she has finished tying it and it is neatly centered on his collar.See more »
Quotes:
Demi Armendez:What? No corset!See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Just One More Time (1974)See more »
Soundtrack:
DestinySee more »

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13 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
My Girlfriend's Favorite Movie, 4 February 2002
Author: Shield-3 from Kansas City, MO, USA

There's just something about watching an MGM musical from their golden age. Musicals from that time had a special look and feel like nothing before or since, wonderful displays of showmanship and design and talent that cast a gorgeous glow over the screen. Sure, they were corny and silly sometimes, but they entertained.

`Two Weeks With Love' is typical of this period. The story follows adolescent Patti Robinson (Jane Powell) on her family vacation to Kissimee in the Catskills, where she meets and falls in love with the dashing Demi Armendez (Ricardo Montalban). Patti pursues Demi and the hotel bellboy Billy (Carleton Carpenter) pursues Patti and Patti's sister Melba (Debbie Reynolds) pursues Billy, and Patti and Melba's Mama and Papa (Ann Harding and Louis Calhern) struggle to accept that their little girl is growing up…

`Two Weeks' is one of those movies that's a pure joy to watch, just ninety minutes of lighthearted fun and sweetness. It's a time capsule from a simpler age, when problems were never really as bad as they seemed and true love could conquer all. Sigh…

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