Wednesday, January 28, 2015

I Was a Male War Bride


1949 American Feature

Cast: Cary Grant, Ann Sheridan, Marion Marshall, Randy Stuart, William Neff and Eugene Gericke.
Director: Howard Hawks
Writers: Charles Lederer, Leonard Spigelgass and Hagar Wilde, based on the autobiography I Was an Alien Spouse of Female Military Personnel Enroute to the United States Under Public Law 271 of the Congress by Henri Rochard

Synopsis:
French Army Captain Henri Rochard must pass as a war bride in order to go back to the United States with his American Army officer wife.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 79% / Audience: 71%

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available



Trailer:


Awards:
  • Writers Guild of America Award nomination for Best Written American Comedy.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Casting Call: Ava Gardner.
  • Film debut of actor Edward Platt.
  • 20th Century Fox's biggest box office hit of 1949, and Howard Hawks' third highest grossing film, behind Sergeant York and Red River.

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