A young man in love with a girl from a rich family finds his unorthodox plan to go on holiday for the early years of his life met with skepticism by everyone except for his fiancée's eccentric sister and long-suffering brother.
After marrying an American lieutenant with whom he was assigned to work in post-war Germany, a French captain attempts to find a way to accompany her back to the States under the terms of the War Bride Act.
Ellen Arden arrives 7 years after being given up for dead in a shipwreck, to find her husband Nick just remarried to Bianca. The overjoyed Nick awkwardly tries to break the news gently to Bianca. But before he can do that, an unpleasant surprise--news that Ellen has spent the 7 years on a deserted island with fellow-survivor Burkett. Nick's jealousy tries to find out the truth. Hilarious confusion reigns before Nick chooses his favorite wife.Written by
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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on Saturday, November 12th, 1945 with Gail Patrick reprising her film role. See more »
If a couple has young kids and then one spouse goes missing or dies, the remaining spouse would most definitely have many pictures of the missing or dead spouse all over the house, just so the children don't forget him or her. And it's a sure thing that the remaining parent would also have spent time with the kids going through old pictures and telling stories about the beloved missing or dead parent. That being true, how on earth would the children not have recognized Irene Dunne just from the pictures Cary Grant would most definitely have shown them, probably countless times, as well as from those most definitely on the walls? See more »
I agree that Move Over Darling is a very good remake of My Favorite Wife, but Doris Day and James Garner, much as I like them, cannot reach the level of sophistication of Grant/Dunne. Randolph Scott does nothing to detract from the picture. Certainly no more than Chuck Connors does in the same role in Move Over Darling. The courtroom scenes with Grant and Granville Bates as the judge are superior, and Donald McBride as the hotel clerk is exceptional. Cary Grant's facial expression on the elevator when he first sees Dunne after 7 years is so memorable that I can still remember it 35 years after first seeing it. If you are a Grant fan, you have to see this movie.
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