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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
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William 'Pa' Jones
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George Degnan
Jacques Gencel ...
Bobby (as Jacky Gencel)
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Uncle Elihu
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Suzi
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Uncle Prentiss
Connie Gilchrist ...
Ma Jones
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Uncle Adam
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Mr. McGonigle
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Mrs. McGonigle
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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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You Belong to Me  »

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$2,117,000 (estimated)
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Paramount Pictures production number 11469. 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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YOUR OWN LITTLE HOUSE
Written by Ray Evans and Jay Livingston
Performed by Bing Crosby
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Bing's best
5 June 2000 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This is my favorite of Bing's movies, a light comedy with great musical numbers, centering on the fantastic song and dance routine with Bing and Jane Wyman in the office building singing, "in the cool cool cool of the evening". Rent this or catch it on cable or do what you have to, it will be worth your while. Frank Capra's light touch does not disappoint.


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