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Bridal Suite (1939)

Passed | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 26 May 1939 (USA)
An American playboy dumps his greedy fiance and ends up marrying a woman from the Alps.

Director:

Wilhelm Thiele (as William Thiele)

Writers:

Samuel Hoffenstein (screen play), Gottfried Reinhardt (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Annabella ... Luise Anzengruber
Robert Young ... Neil McGill
Walter Connolly ... Doctor Grauer
Reginald Owen ... Sir Horace Bragdon
Gene Lockhart ... Cornelius McGill
Arthur Treacher ... Lord Helfer
Billie Burke ... Mrs. McGill
Virginia Field ... Abbie Bragdon
Felix Bressart ... Maxl
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An American playboy dumps his greedy fiance and ends up marrying a woman from the Alps.

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You can depend on ANNABELLA (SHE'S A BEAUTIFUL CUTIE)...GETTING HER FELLA! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music | Romance

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Trivia

Several members in studio records/casting call lists did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie. These were (with their character names, if any): Mira McKinney (Mrs. Spies), Charles Judels (Fritz Spies), Lionel Pape (Lord Piddlefield) and Claude King. See more »

Goofs

In the mountain climbing scene where Robert Young slips...every time he gets up, he casts a shadow on the backdrop of a "distant" mountain. See more »

Soundtracks

Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride)
(1850) (uncredited)
from "Lohengrin"
Music by Richard Wagner
Played during the opening credits and at the wedding
Hummed by Robert Young
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Primo Robert Young ably supported
14 September 2005 | by mmtoucanSee all my reviews

Before the paternalism and the pipe, Robert Young played charming, rich wastrels and heavy-drinking womanizers, all charming and sympathetic. MGM put him in quality B+ productions of which this is one, a light romantic comedy that borders on screwball with Young the screwy one. He is in top form, as is the entire excellent cast. MGM's typical blitheful avoidance of little old WWII, alluded to twice in jest, as the setting shifts from wartime England to Switzerland to transatlantic liner is a big downer. That and supposed-to-be-funny-but-never-is Arthur Treacher in a small role. Oh, and the whole lame and overworked premise that honest work will cure Young of his scalawag ways, though it provides Annabella material for her one and only laugh in the finale. It's big enough to keep you happily laughing as the end credits appear.

Incidentally, how many movie feature musical numbers with zithers. The Third Man, of course, and Sunnyside Up with Janet Gaynor (an extremely great movie musical moment) and this movie (not so memorable).


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Release Date:

26 May 1939 (USA) See more »

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Maiden Voyage See more »

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