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Room for One More (1952)

 |  Comedy  |  10 January 1952 (USA)
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A fairly well-to-do family takes in 2 troubled orphans since no one else will take them.

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Director: Frank Tuttle
Stars: Cary Grant, Frances Drake, Edward Everett Horton
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Complete credited cast:
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Anna Perrott Rose
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Miss Kenyon
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Gladys Foreman
John Ridgely ...
Harry Foreman
Irving Bacon ...
Mayor Michael J. Kane
Mary Treen ...
Grace Roberts (as Mary Lou Treen)
Iris Mann ...
George Winslow ...
Teenie
Clifford Tatum Jr. ...
Jimmy John Wilson
Gay Gordon ...
Trot
Malcolm Cassell ...
Tim
Larry Olsen ...
Benji Roberts
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Milkman (scenes deleted)
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Ice Man (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

Anne and "Poppy" Rose are the average American family, with three quirky kids. Anne has a good heart and gives lost cats and dogs a home - and one day also the orphan Jane, a problem child who already tried to kill herself once. At first Poppy is worried and wants to get rid of her, but with love and patience they finally manage to integrate her into the family. Just then Anne invites another orphan, the aggressive handicapped Jimmy-John, to their summer vacation. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 26, 1952 with Cary Grant reprising his film role. See more »

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When kids (supposedly) gleefully slide down banister on Christmas morning, the child actress playing Trot is clearly not enjoying herself and appears to be worried about falling off. See more »

Quotes

Jimmy: [about being bounced between school and the hospital so much] The only thing I ever learned to read was a thermometer.
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Instead of the traditional "The End", this film ends with the French word "Bonsoir", which means "Good Evening" and is repeatedly said by the Cary Grant's character during the movie. See more »

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Super Fantastic Classic
16 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie when I was much younger and the last time I viewed it on television was in 1987 -- this is the kind of movie you track down, because it is a truly a classic -- Cary Grant's and Betsy Drake's performances in this film are so outstanding and so real-life -- He is one comical guy, but sexy too! This movie takes one back to their life in their early years long ago, when living and even being short on funds was as brittle as it is today! I really enjoyed this movie so much, that I hunted it down and finally found it and I watch it all the time now -- I just love Cary Grant -- one of Hollywood's finest! This movie proves that, so watch and enjoy viewing the kind of lives people used to live and life was honestly worth living!


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