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Bundle of Joy (1956)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 12 December 1956 (USA)
After finding a baby outside an orphanage, a salesgirl receives sympathy from those around her, including her boss' son, as they all assume the baby is hers.

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Kitschy musical remake of "Bachelor Mother". Debbie Reynolds plays an over-eager clerk in a large department store and Eddie Fisher plays the boss' son. After getting fired from her job, she finds an adorable baby on the steps of the foundling home and the folks inside mistake her for the mother. Fisher, well-meaning, but obtuse, tries to help her out with the baby, and the buds of romance begin to appear. Meanwhile old Merlin, the owner of the store, thinks he just might be a grandfather... Written by Teresa B. O'Donnell <sun.moon.stars@worldnet.att.net>

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12 December 1956 (USA)  »

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A legnagyobb köteg  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In her autobiography, Carrie Fisher says that her mother, Debbie Reynolds, was pregnant with her whilst making this film. This accounts for several shots where Reynolds is hidden behind a shop display or wearing a cloak-style coat. See more »

Goofs

When Polly (Debbie Reynolds) and Mary (Nita Talbot) are singing "Worry About Tomorrow", Polly tries on various hats and in doing so, her hair becomes disarranged. In the next shot, as she puts on a large white hat, her hair is now fully combed. See more »

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Remake of Bachelor Mother (1939) See more »

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I Never Felt This Way Before
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Music by Josef Myrow
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Sung by Eddie Fisher
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One of the best movies ever!!
16 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I rarely comment on movies, but after seeing the other review for this film I felt compelled to write and tell everyone to ignore the other comment! If you like musicals, you'll love this. If you don't like musicals - well, what are you doing here in the first place? It's campy. It's cute. The songs (especially "How I love my pretty baby") are catchy and the story line is fun to follow. I've seen it dozens of times and highly recommend it! I would say it's my favorite Debbie Reynolds movie next to Singin' in the Rain. Can't wait for the DVD release! Seriously people! Take my advice! This is a must see for all musical lovers, or Debbie Reynolds lovers! Don't hesitate another second! Buy it already!


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