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Forever, Darling -- Trailer for this comedy starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz

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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)
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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:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
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Trivia:
Natalie Schafer and Louis Calhern both had feature parts in this film. Both had been married to each other in real life from 1933 to 1942.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:[mosquitoes] Seems a shame to wake them up so early just to kill 'em.See more »
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Lame Comedy, 2 June 2009
Author: kenjha

Although "The Long, Long Trailer" is an average film, it seems like a classic next to this anemic followup by Lucy and Desi, their second feature film during the run of "I Love Lucy." Lucy has a guardian angel who only she can see and she claims he looks like James Mason, which seems reasonable as he is played by James Mason. Lucy and Desi try to make the most of it, but the magic of the TV show is missing, thanks to a lame script about insecticides. Mason looks bemused, probably wondering what the heck he's doing in this movie. The cast features Schafer ("Gilligan's Island") as a meddling cousin and Kulp ("Beverly Hillbillies") as an impertinent maid.

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