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Love Nest (1951)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 10 October 1951 (USA)
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Jim and Connie's postwar New York building troubles keep Jim from working on his novel. Ex-WAC from Jim's army days Roberta moves in, further upsetting Connie but pleasing Jim's friend Ed. ... See full summary »

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(as Joseph Newman)

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(screenplay), (novel)
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William Lundigan ...
Jim Scott
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Charles Kenneth 'Charley' Patterson
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Ed Forbes
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Eadie Gaynor
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George Thompson
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Jim and Connie's postwar New York building troubles keep Jim from working on his novel. Ex-WAC from Jim's army days Roberta moves in, further upsetting Connie but pleasing Jim's friend Ed. Tenant Charley, who marries tenant Eadie, loans money to Jim to help him keep the building, money which this Casanova obtains from rich widows. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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10 October 1951 (USA)  »

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Memorias de un Don Juan  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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This was June Haver's only full-length film in black and white. Her other 14 releases between 1943 and 1953 were shot in three-strip Technicolor, something of a record for a Hollywood Golden Age actress. In addition, this was the only June Haver feature not to garner a contemporary New York Times review. See more »

Quotes

Connie Scott: This place is awfully expensive.
Jim Scott: Oh, well, you only live once.
Connie Scott: At these prices, you couldn't afford to live more than once.
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Featured in American Masters: Jack Paar: 'As I Was Saying...' (1997) See more »

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Music by David Raksin
[Heard as Patterson orders dinner in Pierrot's]
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Contrived and boring
27 May 2001 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

This is one of those forced early-'50's sex comedies without the sex. Lundigan is contrived and insipid, and Marilyn Monroe is totally miscast as his old Army buddy, Bobby Stephens. Henry Kulky provides the movie's only truly interesting character. When he is on-screen, he is making a different-and-better movie than the rest of the players.


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