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Three Guys Named Mike (1951)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 1 March 1951 (USA)
A stewardess becomes romantically involved with an airline pilot, a college professor, and a successful businessman, all of whom are named Mike. When the three find out about each other, ... See full summary »

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Marcy Lewis
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Michael Lawrence
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Mike Jamison
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Mike Tracy
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Kathy Hunter
Anne Sargent ...
Jan Baker
Jeff Donnell ...
Alice Raymend
Herbert Heyes ...
Scott Bellemy
Robert Sherwood ...
Benson
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MacWade Parker
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Ann White
Hugh Sanders ...
Mr. Wiliams
John Maxwell ...
Dr. Matthew Hardy
Lewis Martin ...
C.R. Smith
Ethel Wells ...
Herself (as Ethel 'Pug' Wells)
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A stewardess becomes romantically involved with an airline pilot, a college professor, and a successful businessman, all of whom are named Mike. When the three find out about each other, she has to decide which one she loves the most. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Vénus en uniforme  »

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This movie was written in mind for June Allyson to star in. Allyson was even going to star in it but became unavailable once filming started. So Jane Wyman was given the role. See more »

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When Marcie's plane is landing in Chicago, the tower gives landing instructions for runway 22L however the visual of the plane landing shows runway 4R. See more »

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Featured in The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Story (1951) See more »

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"I wouldn't trust him with Whistler's Mother!"
17 July 2007 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Perky, freshly-scrubbed, impertinent Jane Wyman trains to be a airline stewardess with American Airlines; once in the air, she clashes lightly with pilot Howard Keel and passenger Van Johnson, while on the ground she has a slight run-in with Barry Sullivan. All three men--all named Mike--quickly come around with romantic notions (this is the kind of '50's comedy where men can't wait to get hitched), but Wyman is so busy hatching ideas and shooting from the hip that she barely notices all the male attention. What begins as a smartly-written and executed glimpse at a stewardess's life in the sky is soon hustled right into romantic comedy territory. The question is obvious (whom will she choose?), yet I didn't find any of these potential suitors capable of handling Wyman, who is continually mouthing off in a wide-eyed, nonchalantly feminine way. This puff-piece, directed with snap but no flair by Charles Walters, is nearly impossible to critique seriously; if pressed, I would have to say the fist-fight in the photographer's apartment wouldn't really be worthy of the front page of the newspaper (did the fight last long enough for reporters and shutterbugs to show up?). Walters captures first-day-on-the-job jitters exceptionally well, but Sidney Sheldon's screenplay goes soft too fast. The final line between the men is amusing, but what we don't get see at the fade-out is a career girl who feels alive up in the air quickly tied down in suburbia with kids tugging at her apron. **1/2 from ****


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