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Forever, Darling (1956)

Approved | | Fantasy, Comedy | 9 February 1956 (USA)
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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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Susan Vega
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Lorenzo Xavier Vega
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The Guardian Angel
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Charles Y. Bewell
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Dr. Edward R. Winter
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Bill Finlay
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Millie Opdyke
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Henry Opdyke
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Mr. Oliver Clinton (as Willis B. Bouchey)
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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 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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First Big Comedy of 1956! See more »

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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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(Eastmancolor)

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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 »

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Susan: [mosquitoes] Seems a shame to wake them up so early just to kill 'em.
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Featured in MGM Parade: Episode #1.22 (1956) See more »

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Forever, Darling
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Music by Bronislau Kaper
Performed by The Ames Brothers
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It's okay...mainly for die-hard Lucy/Desi fans
11 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

First of all, I am a big I Love Lucy fan. I own this movie as part of the three movie DVD set (Forever Darling; Long Long Trailer; Too Many Girls). This is the least enjoyable of the three.

Even being a big Lucy/Desi fan, I didn't find much to enjoy about this movie. Even the funny scenes weren't funny. This is a pretty boring movie. It's kind of like a long, unfunny I Love Lucy episode in color. And when the two main characters fight, you can't help but think of how Lucy and Desi fought in real life.

I will say that the camping scenes looked so beautiful that it made me want to take my husband up on his standing offer to go camping together.


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