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Room for One More (1952)

Approved | | Comedy | 10 January 1952 (USA)
A fairly well-to-do family takes in two troubled orphans.

Director:

Norman Taurog

Writers:

Jack Rose (screenplay), Melville Shavelson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Cary Grant ... George Rose
Betsy Drake ... Anna Perrott Rose
Lurene Tuttle ... Miss Kenyon
Randy Stuart ... Gladys Foreman
John Ridgely ... Harry Foreman
Irving Bacon ... Mayor Michael J. Kane
Mary Treen ... Grace Roberts (as Mary Lou Treen)
Iris Mann ... Jane Miller
George Winslow ... Teenie
Clifford Tatum Jr. ... Jimmy John Wilson
Gay Gordon Gay Gordon ... Trot
Malcolm Cassell Malcolm Cassell ... Tim
Larry Olsen ... Benji Roberts
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
William Bakewell ... Milkman (scenes deleted)
Douglas Fowley ... Ice Man (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

Anne and "Poppy" Rose are the average American family, with three quirky kids. Anne has a good heart and gives lost cats and dogs a home - and one day also the orphan Jane, a problem child who already tried to kill herself once. At first Poppy is worried and wants to get rid of her, but with love and patience they finally manage to integrate her into the family. Just then Anne invites another orphan, the aggressive handicapped Jimmy-John, to their summer vacation. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Makes room for your broadest grins and your longest laughs! See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The Pledge of Allegiance given in the movie is the official version approved on June 22, 1942. An attorney from Illinois by the name of Louis Albert Bowman later suggested adding "under god" to the pledge to allay fears of a certain segment of the American population who had difficulty understanding the meaning of separation of church and state. See more »

Goofs

It's not clear what years this "story of my wife" is taking place, but it's framed as taking place in the past. The most readable calendar in the first summer scene shows July 4th on a Friday. That is consistent with 1952, but that month was six months in the future from the film's release date. Also, the calendar for a winter month seen in the kitchen at the start of the film is not correct for any winter month of 1951-52. See more »

Quotes

Anna Perrott Rose: Sir, are you married?
George 'Poppy' Rose: Sometimes I wonder.
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Crazy Credits

Instead of the traditional "The End", this film ends with the French word "Bonsoir", which means "Good Evening" and is repeatedly said by the Cary Grant's character during the movie. See more »

Connections

Featured in American Masters: Cary Grant: A Class Apart (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Good King Wenceslas
Written by John M. Neale (uncredited) and Thomas Helmore (uncredited)
Sung by Cary Grant and the children.
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User Reviews

Great Movie!
7 January 2004 | by lissiemdSee all my reviews

This was one of my favorite movies as a kid, and I can still watch it today with that same warm feeling. What I liked most about it was the interaction between Cary and his real life wife Betsy Drake on screen. They made another movie together, Every Girl Should be Married, which is also a charm and a must see for a Cary Grant fan. Anyhow, you will not be wasting your time if you sit down and watch this very heartwarming film. If you do watch it and feel nothing, then you may be headed towards Grinch-dom.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

10 January 1952 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Room for One More See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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