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Bundle of Joy (1956)

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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, ... See full summary »

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Dan Merlin
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Polly Parish
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J.B. Merlin
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Freddie Miller
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Mary
Una Merkel ...
Mrs. Dugan
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Bill Goodwin ...
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Mr. Appleby
Robert H. Harris ...
Mr. Hargraves
Mary Treen ...
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Edward Brophy ...
Dance Contest Judge (as Edward S. Brophy)
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Scott Douglas ...
Bill Rand
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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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Eddie Fisher owned 65% of this film, and Howard Hughes owned the remaining 35%. Debbie Reynolds' salary was $150,000. See more »

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Bundle of Joy??? more like Bundle of Laughs
14 May 2002 | by (New Jersey) – See all my reviews

This film is and will always be one of the unsung classics of the RKO Studio. A musical remake of "Bachelor Mother", "Bundle of Joy" is a funny, heartwarming tale of mistaken identity and blossoming love.

The only downside of this movie is the fact that it has Eddie Fisher in it. He should have stuck to singing as he is the most excruciatingly bad actor I have ever seen.

Overall, I give this movie 41/2 out of five stars.


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