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Release Date:
11 July 1952 (Finland) See more »
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The nearly-final divorce of the Halsworths suddenly gets complicated when Miriam's old flame comes to town. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Claudette Colbert ... Miriam Halsworth
Macdonald Carey ... Hugh Halsworth
Zachary Scott ... Victor Macfarland

Barbara Bates ... Barbara Denham

Robert Wagner ... Jerry Denham

Marilyn Monroe ... Joyce Mannering

Frank Cady ... Ferguson
Harry Harvey ... Postman (as Harry Harvey Sr.)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Betty Jane Bowen ... Secretary (uncredited)
Harry Denny ... Hotel Manager (uncredited)
Abe Dinovitch ... Laborer (uncredited)
Joan Fisher ... Baby Annabella (uncredited)

Kathleen Freeman ... Reporter (uncredited)
Paul Gerrits ... Milkman (uncredited)
Jim Hayward ... Pete the Gardener (uncredited)
James Magill ... Reporter (uncredited)
Jack Mather ... Policeman (uncredited)
Renny McEvoy ... Reporter (uncredited)
Roger Moore ... Reporter (uncredited)
Vici Raaf ... Peggy - Hugh's Secretary (uncredited)
Michael Ross ... Policeman (uncredited)
Ralph Sanford ... Police Lieutenant (uncredited)
Carol Savage ... Miss Jessup (uncredited)
Frank Sully ... Laborer (uncredited)
Beverly Thompson ... Reporter (uncredited)
Wilson Wood ... Reporter (uncredited)
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Directed by
Richard Sale 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mortimer Braus  story
I.A.L. Diamond 
F. Hugh Herbert 

Produced by
Robert Bassler .... producer
 
Original Music by
Cyril J. Mockridge  (as Cyril Mockridge)
 
Cinematography by
Lucien Ballard 
 
Film Editing by
Robert Fritch 
 
Art Direction by
Albert Hogsett 
Lyle R. Wheeler  (as Lyle Wheeler)
 
Set Decoration by
Paul S. Fox 
Thomas Little 
 
Costume Design by
Charles Le Maire 
Renié 
 
Makeup Department
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eli Dunn .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Harry M. Leonard .... sound
E. Clayton Ward .... sound
 
Visual Effects by
Fred Sersen .... special photographic effects
 
Music Department
Bernard Mayers .... orchestrator
Lionel Newman .... musical director
Edward B. Powell .... orchestrator (as Edward Powell)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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77 min
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
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Quotes:
Jerry Denham:Miriam might like to grab the number-one bachelor in the country.
Hugh Halsworth:I can assure you, my boy, Miriam will cheerfully spit in his eye.
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21 out of 29 people found the following review useful.
Cute movie, not enough Marilyn, 5 June 2003
Author: Jen (mtdewdependant@aol.com) from Florida

This is probably one of Marilyn's least watched films. She didn't have much screen time but I thought it was a pretty cute movie. Claudette Colbert is almost unbelievable as a grandmother because she is still so beautiful. The ending is great. Too cute. 4 stars out of 5.

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