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I Married a Woman (1958)

 -  Comedy  -  March 1958 (USA)
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Advertising executive Marshall Briggs finds his work in conflict with his love-life with fashion model Janice Blake.

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Marshall 'Mickey' Briggs
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Janice Blake Briggs / Miss Luxembourg
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Frederick W. Sutton
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Mrs. Blake, Janice's Mother
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Miss Anderson, Briggs' Secretary
William Redfield ...
Eddie Benson, Elevator Operator
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Bob Sanders
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Girard, Sutton's Lawyer
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Screen Wife
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Marshall Briggs, of the Sutton Advertising Agency, is hard-pressed to come up with an idea to follow his successful "Miss Luxenberg" beauty contest for the Luxenberg Beer company. His original contest popularized Luxenberg Beer and led to his marriage to the winner, Janice Blake. Pushed by his boss, Frederick W. Sutton, to come up with a new idea, Marshall has neglected his wife, and his mother-in-law is suggesting to her daughter that her husband is running around on her. Meanwhile, Janice learns that she is pregnant. Marshall decides that since Janice is no longer "Miss Luxenberg" but "Mrs. Luxenberg" a great idea would be to round up all the former winners, who have married, and have a "Mrs. Luxenberg" contest. Running the idea up the old flagpole (per 1950s Madison Avenue advertising custom) reveals that the last winner is pregnant and most of the former winners have gotten fat drinking Luxenberg Beer. But the contest has already been launched. Marshall's gray-flannel suit is in ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Filmed between mid-July and late August 1956, the movie's run in Los Angeles began on May 14, 1958. See more »

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It looks like George Goebel's character doesn't wear a wedding ring during the whole movie. See more »

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Screen Wife: Oh, Leonard, I'm so happy it frightens me.
Leonard: Frightens you? Nonsense!
Screen Wife: Even after five years, it seems as if we're still on our honeymoon.
Leonard: Our honeymoon will go on forever, and forever, and forever.
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Is this the Duke she fantasized about?
4 June 2005 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

I Married a Woman was made in 1958 at the height of George Gobel's career. George is playing his usual henpecked character from television with an overbearing boss, an interfering mother-in-law, a dissatisfied advertising client and a few other things that make his life an adventure. But if you were married to the statuesque Diana Dors, somehow a lot of those problems would seem small. They don't for Mr. Gobel.

Gobel was a very big name in television at this time with a Saturday night variety show for NBC at 10:00 pm. I still remember from my youth the booming TV announcer for NBC announcing their fabulous Saturday night line up of COMO, CAESAR, GOBEL. It was sure superior to NBC's line up now.

Watching George Gobel for me is a piece of nostalgia. And looking at the shapely Diana Dors in a tight dress is reason enough itself to watch this film. Gobel's humor doesn't quite translate to the big screen however. You get the feeling you're watching one long skit from his old TV show.

One of the gags that doesn't quite work is have John Wayne make an unbilled appearance as Diana Dors's idea of a romantic leading man. Romantic? John Wayne? Wayne makes two appearances in the film. In a movie theater where Gobel and Dors are watching the Duke and Angie Dickinson mouthing some meaningless romantic dialog with the Duke looking quite debonair.

I have to believe that this was a gag meant for someone like Cary Grant or Tyrone Power who were great romantics on the screen. The Duke just looks ridiculous doing this. Maybe that in itself was a gag.

I'll let you be the judge if you see this film.


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