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Let's Make It Legal (1951)

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The nearly-final divorce of the Halsworths suddenly gets complicated when Miriam's old flame comes to town.

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The divorce of Hugh and Miriam Halsworth becomes final at midnight. Hugh wouldn't dream of calling it off, but can't abandon his rose garden. Things change that afternoon, though, when Miriam's old suitor Victor Macfarland checks into the hotel where Hugh is publicity man. With Miriam's daughter Barbara rooting for Hugh and son-in-law Jerry rooting for Victor, things are unlikely to be resolved by midnight... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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11 July 1952 (Finland)  »

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Chéri, divorçons  »

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Miriam Halsworth: You don't believe in the, the sanctity of divorce, do you?
Hugh Halsworth: It's all right for people who've never been married.
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Referenced in The Legend of Marilyn Monroe (1966) See more »

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Because of You
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Music by Dudley Wilkinson
Lyrics by Arthur Hammerstein
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An almost unbearable movie,even Colbert and Monroe can't save it
20 July 1999 | by (Anchorage, Alaska) – See all my reviews

This is quite possibly the worst Marilyn Monroe movie I have ever seen,it's not poor Marilyn's fault though. If you want to blame anyone for ruining this movie blame Barbara Bates and Robert Wagner. All Bates does in this movie is whine and complain , and she doesn't do it very well either.Wagner is Bates' husband who wants her to stop trying to get her divorced parents back together, and just like Bates, he gets so annoying you just want to slap him by the end of the movie. The two saving graces of "Let's Make is Legal" are Claudette Colbert and Marilyn Monroe, who doesn't have enough screen time.


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