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Affectionately Yours (1941)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 10 May 1941 (USA)
A married reporter's assignments carry him all over the world, which gives him ample opportunity to put the moves on the local females. He's in Lisbon attempting his latest "conquest" when ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sue Mayberry
... Richard 'Rickey' Mayberry
... Irene Malcolm
... Owen Wright
... Pasha
... Chester Phillips
... Cynthia
... Cullen
... Butterfly
... Mrs. Snell
... Tom
... Miss Anderson
Carmen Morales ... Anita
... Blair
... Matthews
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A married reporter's assignments carry him all over the world, which gives him ample opportunity to put the moves on the local females. He's in Lisbon attempting his latest "conquest" when he gets word that his wife back home has found another man and is divorcing him. Panicking, he heads back to the US to try to patch things up, but the girl from Lisbon follows him back, determined to take advantage of the situation. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Con mia moglie è un'altra cosa  »

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Trivia

Bette Davis was the original choice to play Sue Mayberry. See more »

Goofs

When Rickey goes into the Hotel bathroom and closes the door, the key is on his side but yet he's locked in from the other side. When he leaves the bathroom, the key is back on the other side. See more »

Quotes

Pasha: Oh, my friend, you do all this for me? Oh, you are my brother, my sister, you are my mother, you are my grandmother, my grandfather, my goodness!
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Referenced in Breakdowns of 1941 (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Sonata No. 14 in C Sharp Minor, Op. 27 No. 2
("Moonlight") (1801) (uncredited)
Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
Played on piano by Ralph Bellamy
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If Only Rita Hayworth had been cast in more stylish comedies!
15 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

Dennis Morgan had experience in light comedy. Merle Oberon did some sophisticated comedy. But Rita walks away with this.

She looks ravishing -- as beautiful as in "Gilda," though in business clothes (which she wears dazzlingly) She is sensational as a woman of the world with a wry sense of humor.

The movie itself is mildly amusing.

Merle Oberon is very beautiful, as always, but she looks a bit plump.

Everyone does the things that were acceptable then but aren't now: The characters smoke a lot, they drink and it is supposed to be hilarious when they get drunk.

An American plays a Turk, using pidgin English. And, oh, it is racist: Every time Butterfly McQueen appears, the score picks up a leitmotif based on "Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen."


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