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Writers:
I.A.L. Diamond (screenplay)
Scott Corbett (novel)
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Release Date:
10 October 1951 (USA) See more »
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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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cute, minor early 1950's Fox film...but with some forgotten Character actors See more (12 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
June Haver ... Connie Scott
William Lundigan ... Jim Scott
Frank Fay ... Charles Kenneth 'Charley' Patterson

Marilyn Monroe ... Roberta 'Bobbie' Stevens
Jack Paar ... Ed Forbes

Leatrice Joy ... Eadie Gaynor
Henry Kulky ... George Thompson
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Florence Auer ... Mrs. Braddock (uncredited)
Rodney Bell ... Drunk (uncredited)
Faire Binney ... Mrs. Frazier (uncredited)
Marie Blake ... Mrs. Quigg (uncredited)
Donna Jo Boyce ... Girl (uncredited)
Benny Burt ... Cab Driver (uncredited)
Charles Calvert ... Mr. Knowland (uncredited)
Russ Clark ... Policeman (uncredited)
Leo Cleary ... Detective Donovan (uncredited)
George Conrad ... Delivery Man (uncredited)
John Costello ... Postman (uncredited)
Jack Daly ... Mr. Clark (uncredited)
Anthony De Mario ... Wine Steward (uncredited)
Franklyn Farnum ... Waiter (uncredited)

Mack Gray ... Man in Jail (uncredited)

Alvin Hammer ... Glazier (uncredited)
Bradford Hatton ... Electrical Contractor (uncredited)
Harry Hines ... Building Inspector (uncredited)
Edna Holland ... Mrs. Engstrand (uncredited)
Bob Jellison ... Mr. Fain, the Plumber (uncredited)
William Justine ... Barber (uncredited)
Frank Kreig ... Rubbish Man (uncredited)
Murray Leonard ... Delivery Man (uncredited)
Caryl Lincoln ... Mrs. McNab (uncredited)
Mike Mahoney ... Policeman (uncredited)
Patricia Miller ... Florence (uncredited)
Ray Montgomery ... Mr. Gray (uncredited)
Walter Nordella ... Checker (uncredited)
Don Orlando ... Barber (uncredited)
Joe Ploski ... Mr. Hansen (uncredited)
Danny Richards Jr. ... Boy (uncredited)
Albin Robeling ... Headwaiter (uncredited)
Michael Ross ... Mr. McNab (uncredited)
Elizabeth Slifer ... Mrs. Healy (uncredited)
Suds ... Cat (uncredited)
Louis Torres Jr. ... Baby (uncredited)
Maude Wallace ... Mrs. Arnold (uncredited)
Billy Wayne ... Police Turnkey (uncredited)
Martha Wentworth ... Mrs. Thompson (uncredited)
Lois Wilde ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Clifton Young ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Joseph M. Newman  (as Joseph Newman)
 
Writing credits
I.A.L. Diamond (screenplay)

Scott Corbett (novel)

Produced by
Jules Buck .... producer
 
Original Music by
Cyril J. Mockridge  (as Cyril Mockridge)
 
Cinematography by
Lloyd Ahern (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
J. Watson Webb Jr. 
 
Casting by
George J. Light (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
George Patrick  (as George L. Patrick)
Lyle R. Wheeler  (as Lyle Wheeler)
 
Set Decoration by
Thomas Little 
Bruce MacDonald  (as Bruce Macdonald)
 
Costume Design by
Renié  (as Renie)
 
Makeup Department
Ben Nye .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Sam Wurtzel .... unit production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jasper Blystone .... assistant director
Ad Schaumer .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
M. Duke Abrahams .... props (uncredited)
John Edward Court .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Bernard Freericks .... sound
Harry M. Leonard .... sound
 
Visual Effects by
Fred Sersen .... special photographic effects
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Charles Le Maire .... wardrobe director (as Charles LeMaire)
 
Music Department
Bernard Mayers .... orchestrator
Lionel Newman .... musical director
 
Other crew
Shirley Clarke .... stand-in: June Haver (uncredited)
Frank Inn .... animal trainer (uncredited)
Harry Mayo .... stand-in: William Lundigan (uncredited)
 

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84 min
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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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 »
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12 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Cute, minor early 1950's Fox film...but with some forgotten Character actors, 14 May 2005
Author: barrymn1 from United States

This is a cute typical comedy from 20th Century-Fox in the early 1950's. This movie is famous because it has an early, very good, normal supporting performance by Marilyn Monroe. The movie stars June Haver (wife of Fred MacMurray) and Willam Lundigan, a minor leading man of the period.

The cool thing is this film has supporting performances from three unusual actors: Jack Paar, in one of his few acting roles, Frank Fay, once married to Barbara Stanwyck, who was the most popular comedian and master-of-ceremonies of the entire Vaudeville era (he also the star of the original Broadway hit, "Harvey"), and Leatrice Joy, a famous silent actress in one of her final film roles.

For those performances alone, it's worth watching.

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