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Here Comes the Groom (1951)

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Foreign correspondent Pete Garvey has 5 days to win back his former fiancée, or he'll lose the orphans he adopted.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Peter 'Pete' Garvey
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Emmadel Jones
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Winifred Stanley
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Wilbur Stanley
James Barton ...
William 'Pa' Jones
Robert Keith ...
George Degnan
Jacques Gencel ...
Bobby (as Jacky Gencel)
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Uncle Elihu
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Suzi
Nicholas Joy ...
Uncle Prentiss
Connie Gilchrist ...
Ma Jones
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Uncle Adam
Walter Catlett ...
Mr. McGonigle
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Mrs. McGonigle
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Walter Godfrey
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Storyline

Pete Garvey, foreign correspondent, has been running an impromptu adoption agency for war orphans in Paris, when an ultimatum from his erstwhile fiancée Emmadel Jones draws him back to Boston, complete with two adopted orphans to melt her heart. Too late! She's now engaged to rich, handsome Wilbur Stanley. And if Pete's not married within five days, he loses the kids. He'll have to work fast... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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20 September 1951 (USA)  »

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You Belong to Me  »

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$2,117,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

James Finlayson's uncredited cameo as a drunk was his final film role. See more »

Goofs

When Winifred seeks shelter in Garvey's home, George is on the phone. In a close-up, the phone is to his ear, but in the next medium shot, the phone is hung up, and he picks up the receiver again. See more »

Quotes

Emmadel Jones: No, I'm not going to live Ma's life all over again, waiting on shore for a sailor who comes to land every three years. It's like being married to a salmon!
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Referenced in Frank Capra's American Dream (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

CARO NOME
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From the opera RIGOLETTO (1851)
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave
Sung by Anna Maria Alberghetti to a piano accompaniment
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Entertaining and Funny
22 January 2004 | by (ND, USA) – See all my reviews

I feel this movie is well done and if you like Bing Crosby or Jane Wyman you will enjoy watching this one. It is full of music, is entertaining, full of action, and funny. There are parts that will really make you laugh. I own a copy of this movie and would recommend it for anyone to watch. It can also be considered a family movie.


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