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How to Commit Marriage (1969)

M  |   |  Comedy, Music, Romance  |  12 June 1970 (Finland)
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Young couple decide to live together and they wind up having a baby. They decide they should give the baby up for adoption. The baby's Mother's parents wind up adopting the baby using a fake name.

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When a young couple is about to marry, the bride's parents decide to divorce. Loosing faith in marriage, the young couple live together instead. After the birth of a child, they put it up for adoption. The bride's parents reconcile so that they can secretly adopt their grandchild. Written by laird-3

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Last theatrical movie appearance of Jane Wyman. See more »

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At the end of the golf sequence an out of place mechanical drinking fountain appears next to the green to serve as a ricochet barrier during Mildred's match-winning putt, never to be seen again. See more »

Quotes

Nancy Benson: [introducing her fiancé to her father] David comes from a broken home.
David Poe: I was the only child in kindergarten who could spell dirty words correctly.
Frank Benson: I'm amazed you didn't write a best-seller.
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Dream
Written by Johnny Mercer
Performed by Bob Hope and Jane Wyman
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How to Committ Marriage
7 June 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Comic giants Hope and Gleason try to breathe life into this comedy about a couple (Hope and Wyman) who plan on getting a divorce, but then change plans when they learn that their daughter is getting married. Gleason plays the father in law to be; an obnoxious rock and roll producer. There are some funny one liners but altogether the poor script drags them and the rest of the cast down. Tim Matheson co-stars.


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