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Meet the Stewarts (1942)

A young newlywed couple learns to make their new marriage work; trying to impress family, stay on budget, and remain as diplomatic towards each other as possible.

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Alfred E. Green

Writers:

Karen DeWolf (screenplay), Elizabeth Dunn (story "Something Borrowed")
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
William Holden ... Michael Stewart
Frances Dee ... Candace Goodwin
Grant Mitchell ... Mr. Pierce Goodwin
Marjorie Gateson ... Mrs. Goodwin
Anne Revere ... Geraldine Stewart
Roger Clark ... Ted Graham
Danny Mummert ... John Goodwin
Ann Gillis ... Jane Goodwin
Margaret Hamilton ... Willametta
Don Beddoe ... Taxi Driver
Mary Gordon ... Mrs. Stewart
Edward Gargan ... Moving Man
Tom Dugan ... Moving Man
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A young newlywed couple learns to make their new marriage work; trying to impress family, stay on budget, and remain as diplomatic towards each other as possible.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 1942 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Contigo pan y cebolla See more »

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Columbia Pictures See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Michael Stewart: Darling, can you live on budgets?
Candace Goodwin: I never ate any, but I bet I'll love 'em.
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Cute movie hat would have been a pilot a decade later
5 August 2007 | by HandlinghandelSee all my reviews

This came out in 1942. In the early fifties, it could (title and all) have been the first episode of a television show. (That includes William Holden's calling wife Frances Dee "kitten." That's just like in "Father Knows Best," though there it's the title character's daughter's name.) It's a pleasant movie. Holden and Dee are a believable enough couple. It is a familiar story but the plot takes some different routes: She comes from a rich family. He is working class. She wants to try. She indeed does try. (Margaret Hamilton is thrown in, as an inept housekeeper.) The highlight is Anne Revere. What astonishing presence that woman had! She plays Holden's sister, a school principal. She's cold, strong, judgmental, and (of course) in the end kind.


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