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Honeymoon in Bali (1939)

Approved | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 29 September 1939 (USA)
Bill Burnett, a resident of Bali, visits New York City, meets and falls in love with Gail Allen, the successful manager of a Fifth Avenue shop, who is determined to remain free and ... See full summary »

Director:

Edward H. Griffith

Writers:

Grace Sartwell Mason (original story), Katharine Brush (original story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Fred MacMurray ... Bill 'Willie' Burnett
Madeleine Carroll ... Gail Allen
Allan Jones ... Eric Sinclair
Akim Tamiroff ... Tony, the Window Washer
Helen Broderick ... Miss Lorna 'Smitty' Smith
Osa Massen ... Noel Van Ness
Carolyn Lee ... Rosie, Daughter of Bill's dying Friend
Astrid Allwyn ... Fortune Teller at Egret Room
Georgia Caine ... Miss Stone, Gail's Secretary
John Qualen ... Meek Man
Fritzi Brunette ... Secretary
William B. Davidson ... Store Detective
Benny Bartlett ... Jack, Singing Telegram Boy (as Bennie Bartlett)
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Storyline

Bill Burnett, a resident of Bali, visits New York City, meets and falls in love with Gail Allen, the successful manager of a Fifth Avenue shop, who is determined to remain free and independent. Bill proposes, Gail declines and Bill goes home to Bali. But a young girl, Rosie, and Tony the Window Cleaner, who dispels advice on every floor, soon have Gail thinking maybe she was a bit hasty with her no to Bill's proposal. Ere long she discovers that she does love Bill and can't live without him. She goes down to Bali to give him the good news. He learns that he is soon to marry Noel Van Ness. She goes back to New York City. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Those "Honeymoon In Bali"...UUUUUMFFF GIRLS...They've got what it takes!

Genres:

Comedy | Music | Romance

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Are Husbands Necessary? See more »

Filming Locations:

Bahamas See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (American Pop Classics DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by MCA ever since. See more »

Quotes

Priest on Bali: Who was it? Amiel. He said, "In every union there is a mystery - a certain invisible bond which must not be disturbed."
[Swiss philosopher and poet, Henri-Frederic Amiel]
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Connections

Spoofed in The Film Fan (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

O Paradis
(French version of "O Paradiso")
Music by Giacomo Meyerbeer
from the opera "L' Africaine"
Sung by Allan Jones
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The DVD Version is really good.
16 October 2002 | by cdlockSee all my reviews

I have just finished watching the DVD Version of "Honeymoon In Bali" and must say that it is really good. The DVD Version was released by Passion Productions. Fred MacMurray and Madeleine Carroll, was just wonderful. anyone wishing a little romance in their lives should really enjoy this movie.


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