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Writer:
Helen Deutsch (written by)
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Release Date:
9 February 1956 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Susan and Lorenzo have been married for over five years and they are starting to drift apart. So into her life comes an angel... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Lucille Ball ... Susan Vega

Desi Arnaz ... Lorenzo Xavier Vega

James Mason ... The Guardian Angel

Louis Calhern ... Charles Y. Bewell
John Emery ... Dr. Edward R. Winter

John Hoyt ... Bill Finlay

Natalie Schafer ... Millie Opdyke
Mabel Albertson ... Society Reporter
Ralph Dumke ... Henry Opdyke

Nancy Kulp ... Amy, the Maid

Willis Bouchey ... Mr. Oliver Clinton (as Willis B. Bouchey)
Ruth Brady ... Laura
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Audrey Betz ... Woman in Hall (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks ... Man in Movie Audience (uncredited)
Jack Chefe ... Waiter at Reception (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Wedding Reception Guest (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Wedding Guest / Dance Extra (uncredited)
Marilyn Maxwell ... Leading Lady, Jungle Film within a Film (uncredited)
Harold Miller ... Wedding Guest / Dance Extra (uncredited)
Hazel Pierce ... Woman in Hall (uncredited)

Directed by
Alexander Hall 
 
Writing credits
Helen Deutsch (written by)

Produced by
Desi Arnaz .... producer
Jerry Thorpe .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Bronislau Kaper 
 
Cinematography by
Harold Lipstein 
 
Film Editing by
Dann Cahn 
Bud Molin 
 
Art Direction by
Ralph Berger 
Albert M. Pyke 
 
Set Decoration by
Edward G. Boyle 
 
Makeup Department
Irma Kusely .... hair stylist
Donald W. Roberson .... makeup artist (as Don Roberson)
Jack H. Young .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jack Aldworth .... assistant director
Marvin Stuart .... assistant director
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Elois Jenssen .... gowns: Lucille Ball (as Elois Jensson)
 
Music Department
Robert Franklyn .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Albert Woodbury .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
96 min | 91 min (TCM print)
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
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Trivia:
Louis Calhern died only a few months after his appearance in this film.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: (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:Why do you look like James Mason?
Angel:Do I look like James Mason?
Susan:I should say you do!
Angel:(admiring himself in a mirror) So I look like James Mason, do I?
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7 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Darling, 21 July 2000
Author: Monika-5 from United States

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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