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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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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 ...
Jane Miller
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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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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Trivia

"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 »

Goofs

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

George 'Poppy' Rose: [Trying to get past a boy and Jane eating donuts on a crowded staircase] I hate to come between you and the donuts, but that's life.
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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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References Harvey (1950) See more »

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Auld Lang Syne
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Great Movie!
7 January 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This was one of my favorite movies as a kid, and I can still watch it today with that same warm feeling. What I liked most about it was the interaction between Cary and his real life wife Betsy Drake on screen. They made another movie together, Every Girl Should be Married, which is also a charm and a must see for a Cary Grant fan. Anyhow, you will not be wasting your time if you sit down and watch this very heartwarming film. If you do watch it and feel nothing, then you may be headed towards Grinch-dom.


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