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Love Nest ()


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Two married New Yorkers purchase an old, run-down building full of colorful tenants.

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Connie Scott
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Jim Scott
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Charles Kenneth 'Charley' Patterson
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Roberta 'Bobbie' Stevens
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Ed Forbes
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Eadie Gaynor
Henry Kulky ...
George Thompson
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Mrs. Braddock (uncredited)
Rodney Bell ...
Drunk (uncredited)
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Mrs. Frazier (uncredited)
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Mrs. Quigg (uncredited)
Donna Jo Boyce ...
Girl (uncredited)
Benny Burt ...
Cab Driver (uncredited)
Charles Calvert ...
Mr. Knowland (uncredited)
Russ Clark ...
Policeman (uncredited)
Leo Cleary ...
Detective Donovan (uncredited)
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Delivery Man (uncredited)
John Costello ...
Postman (uncredited)
Jack Daly ...
Mr. Clark (uncredited)
Anthony De Mario ...
Wine Steward (uncredited)
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Waiter (uncredited)
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Club Patron (uncredited)
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Man in Jail (uncredited)
Robert Haines ...
Club Patron (uncredited)
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Club Patron (uncredited)
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Glazier (uncredited)
Bradford Hatton ...
Electrical Contractor (uncredited)
Harry Hines ...
Building Inspector (uncredited)
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Mrs. Engstrand (uncredited)
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Mr. Fain, the Plumber (uncredited)
William Justine ...
Barber (uncredited)
Frank Kreig ...
Rubbish Man (uncredited)
Murray Leonard ...
Delivery Man (uncredited)
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Mrs. McNab (uncredited)
Mike Mahoney ...
Policeman (uncredited)
Patricia Miller ...
Florence (uncredited)
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Mr. Gray (uncredited)
Walter Nordella ...
Checker (uncredited)
Don Orlando ...
Barber (uncredited)
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Mr. Hansen (uncredited)
Danny Richards Jr. ...
Boy (uncredited)
Albin Robeling ...
Headwaiter (uncredited)
Michael Ross ...
Mr. McNab (uncredited)
Sudhanshu Saria ...
Cat (uncredited)
Bernard Sell ...
Club Patron (uncredited)
Elizabeth Slifer ...
Mrs. Healy (uncredited)
Louis Torres Jr. ...
Baby (uncredited)
Maude Wallace ...
Mrs. Arnold (uncredited)
Billy Wayne ...
Police Turnkey (uncredited)
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Mrs. Thompson (uncredited)
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Bit Role (uncredited)
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Directed by

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Joseph M. Newman ... (as Joseph Newman)

Written by

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I.A.L. Diamond ... (screenplay)
 
Scott Corbett ... (novel)

Produced by

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Jules Buck ... producer

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Cyril J. Mockridge ... (as Cyril Mockridge)

Cinematography by

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Lloyd Ahern Sr. ... director of photography (as Lloyd Ahern)

Film Editing by

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J. Watson Webb Jr.

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George J. Light ... (uncredited)

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George Patrick ... (as George L. Patrick)
Lyle R. Wheeler ... (as Lyle Wheeler)

Set Decoration by

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Thomas Little
Bruce MacDonald ... (as Bruce Macdonald)

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Renié ... (as Renie)

Makeup Department

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Ben Nye ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Sam Wurtzel ... unit production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Jasper Blystone ... assistant director
Ad Schaumer ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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M. Duke Abrahams ... props (uncredited)
John Edward Court ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Bernard Freericks ... sound
Harry M. Leonard ... sound

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Fred Sersen ... special photographic effects

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Charles Le Maire ... wardrobe director (as Charles LeMaire)

Music Department

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Bernard Mayers ... orchestrator
Lionel Newman ... musical director

Other crew

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Shirley Clarke ... stand-in: June Haver (uncredited)
Frank Inn ... animal trainer (uncredited)
Harry Mayo ... stand-in: William Lundigan (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

Jim and Connie's postwar New York building troubles keep Jim from working on his novel. Ex-WAC from Jim's army days Roberta moves in, further upsetting Connie but pleasing Jim's friend Ed. Tenant Charley, who marries tenant Eadie, loans money to Jim to help him keep the building, money which this Casanova obtains from rich widows. Written by Ed Stephan

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Taglines It's open house for laughter...and the screen's most heart-warming house-warming in years! See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Reluctant Landlord (United States)
  • A WAC in His Life (United States)
  • Nid d'amour (France)
  • Memorias de un Don Juan (Spain)
  • Le memorie di un Don Giovanni (Italy)
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  • 84 min
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Trivia Because the bathing suit that Marilyn wears in the film was so risqué (for the time) and caused such a commotion on the set, director Joseph M. Newman had to make it a closed set while she was filming. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Marilyn Monroe: The Mortal Goddess (1994). See more »
Soundtracks Love Nest See more »
Quotes Connie Scott: This place is awfully expensive.
Jim Scott: Oh, well, you only live once.
Connie Scott: At these prices, you couldn't afford to live more than once.
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