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Once Upon a Honeymoon (1956)

Waiting for her husband to finish song-writing so they can go on their postponed honeymoon, a woman dreams of new home decor with matching phones.

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Gower Champion
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Cast

Cast overview:
Virginia Gibson ... Mary
Ward Ellis Ward Ellis ... Jeff
Alan Mowbray ... Gordon
Chick Chandler ... Wilbur the Angel
Veronica Pataky Veronica Pataky ... Sonya
Russell Hicks ... Angel Chief
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Waiting for her husband to finish song-writing so they can go on their postponed honeymoon, a woman dreams of new home decor with matching phones.

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Short | Musical | Fantasy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1956 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Connections

Referenced in The Cats of Mars Meet the Toy Car (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Castle in the Sky
Music by Richard Pribor
Lyrics by Al Stewart
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Finding out this was made by a telephone company helps me understand a bit.
18 February 2012 | by Aaron1375See all my reviews

This short preceded the film "Night of the Blood Beast" on an episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000. I had a hard time trying to understand what this film was trying to convey as it is about an angel who is sent down to Earth to help a man and woman finally get to their honeymoon after nearly a year of marriage. Yes, all the problems of the world and this is what heaven focuses on which probably explains why the world is in such a sorry shape today. Well the man has to write a jingle, meanwhile, the wife dreams of having her house redecorated and having phones everywhere! Which later I found out that a phone company was behind the short so the point of the whole thing is phones are great or something and you can have a color and style of phone that matches every decor. Why they felt to add an angel and the whole honeymoon subplot is beyond me, perhaps to pad it out and make it less direct? All I know is that this seemed to be a rather pointless short and that people actually took the time to put this thing together...seems like such a waste of time looking back on it as nobody is all that wild about house phones anymore.


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