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Meet the Stewarts (1942)

A young newlywed couple learns to make their new marriage work; trying to impress family, stay on budget, and remain as diplomatic towards each other as possible.

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Alfred E. Green

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Karen DeWolf (screenplay), Elizabeth Dunn (story "Something Borrowed")
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Complete credited cast:
William Holden ... Michael Stewart
Frances Dee ... Candace Goodwin
Grant Mitchell ... Mr. Pierce Goodwin
Marjorie Gateson ... Mrs. Goodwin
Anne Revere ... Geraldine Stewart
Roger Clark ... Ted Graham
Danny Mummert ... John Goodwin
Ann Gillis ... Jane Goodwin
Margaret Hamilton ... Willametta
Don Beddoe ... Taxi Driver
Mary Gordon ... Mrs. Stewart
Edward Gargan ... Moving Man
Tom Dugan ... Moving Man
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A young newlywed couple learns to make their new marriage work; trying to impress family, stay on budget, and remain as diplomatic towards each other as possible.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 1942 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Contigo pan y cebolla See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Michael Stewart: Darling, marriage is an institution, and not everyone belongs in one.
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Wacky domestic comedy is early vehicle for William Holden...
26 April 2007 | by DoylenfSee all my reviews

Living within a budget just about sums up the entire plot line of this feeble little domestic comedy, MEET THE STEWARTS, which serves to show WILLIAM HOLDEN and FRANCES DEE as a squabbling young couple who dive into marriage without enough money to finance her extravagant ways.

Dee is pretty but plays a rather flighty housewife, sweet but a bit unreasonable in some of her temperamental outbursts. Holden has the sort of "Smilin' Jim" roles he came to detest in time, but does an acceptable job that reveals an early flair for comedy.

There's strong support from a cast that includes ANNE REVERE, GRANT WITHERS and ANNE GILLIS, but a very unfunny role for MARGARET HAMILTON as an inept maid.

Summing up: Never rises above being more than a formula programmer that gives Holden and Dee a chance to make an early impression.


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