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Forever, Darling (1956)

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Susan and Lorenzo have been married for over five years and they are starting to drift apart. So into her life comes an angel, which only Susan can see, to tell her that there will be ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Susan Vega
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Lorenzo Xavier Vega
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The Guardian Angel
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Charles Y. Bewell
John Emery ...
Dr. Edward R. Winter
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Bill Finlay
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Millie Opdyke
Mabel Albertson ...
Society Reporter
Ralph Dumke ...
Henry Opdyke
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Amy, the Maid
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Mr. Oliver Clinton (as Willis B. Bouchey)
Ruth Brady ...
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Storyline

Susan and Lorenzo have been married for over five years and they are starting to drift apart. So into her life comes an angel, which only Susan can see, to tell her that there will be trouble ahead if they do not work out their problems. Lorenzo is developing insecticide #383 at Finlay Vega Chemical Co. and plans to test it on a camping trip that he takes with Susan, but the trip becomes a an obstacle course for him. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Fantasy | Comedy

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9 February 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Din i vått och torrt  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

In crafting the film's background music, Bronislau Kaper returned to his Oscar-winning Dramatic Score for Lili (1953), took the "Adoration" theme from Leslie Caron's first dream-dance sequence (of two scenes choreographed by Charles Walters), and then Mr. Kaper interpolated the melody in this later picture. Johnny Green and His Orchestra, for MGM Records, waxed the Kaper lilt under the title "Confetti." See more »

Goofs

(at around 1 min) Desi Arnez comes home from work and pauses by a table and lamp to clandestinely listen to his wife and a couple invited to dinner before announcing that he is home. A few minutes later, a front shot of Desi reveals an open, wrought iron partition with a clear view of the front door and table that he was standing by, indicating his presence would have been evident from the moment he entered the house. See more »

Quotes

Susan: Oh, go smoke a test tube!
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Connections

References I Love Lucy: Ricky's European Booking (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Forever, Darling
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Performed by Desi Arnaz
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Darling
21 July 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Lucy and Desi return in a film about what happens when the love starts to leave the marriage of their characters, Susan and Lorenzo. It's not a wacky comedy like The Long, Long Trailer or I Love Lucy, but it's more sweetly poignant and gently humorous. I especially like the scene where Susan and Lorenzo are at a movie and he falls asleep, and she screams and wakes him up right away! The startled, confused look on Desi's face is priceless! And for 60s TV buffs, Nancy Kulp (Jane Hathaway on the Beverly Hillbillies) and Natalie Schafer (Mrs. Howell on Gilligan's Island) are both in this film. Definitely worth renting.


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