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Affectionately Yours (1941)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 10 May 1941 (USA)
A married reporter's assignments carry him all over the world, which gives him ample opportunity to put the moves on the local females. He's in Lisbon attempting his latest "conquest" when ... See full summary »

Director:

Lloyd Bacon

Writers:

Fanya Foss (from the story by), Aleen Leslie (from the story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Merle Oberon ... Sue Mayberry
Dennis Morgan ... Richard 'Rickey' Mayberry
Rita Hayworth ... Irene Malcolm
Ralph Bellamy ... Owen Wright
George Tobias ... Pasha
James Gleason ... Chester Phillips
Hattie McDaniel ... Cynthia
Jerome Cowan ... Cullen
Butterfly McQueen ... Butterfly
Renie Riano ... Mrs. Snell
Frank Wilcox ... Tom
Grace Stafford ... Miss Anderson
Carmen Morales Carmen Morales ... Anita
Murray Alper ... Blair
William Haade ... Matthews
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Storyline

A married reporter's assignments carry him all over the world, which gives him ample opportunity to put the moves on the local females. He's in Lisbon attempting his latest "conquest" when he gets word that his wife back home has found another man and is divorcing him. Panicking, he heads back to the US to try to patch things up, but the girl from Lisbon follows him back, determined to take advantage of the situation. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 May 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Con mia moglie è un'altra cosa See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Olivia de Havilland turned down the role of Sue Mayberry. See more »

Goofs

When Pasha and Rickey are making a phone call in a store across the street to stop the wedding, a shadow of the boom microphone can be seen repeatedly moving on a post behind them. See more »

Quotes

Irene Malcolm: [Rickey just announced he has to leave] Awfully sudden, wasn't it?
'Rickey' Mayberry: We're both in the same racket, Irene. When an editor tells you to go...
Irene Malcolm: I wish I was your editor, Rickey.
'Rickey' Mayberry: Do you, darling?
Irene Malcolm: You bet.
[speaking in a double entendre]
Irene Malcolm: I'd love to be able to tell you where to go.
'Rickey' Mayberry: That would be swell.
[he realizes what she meant, and gets a strange look on his face]
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Connections

Referenced in Navy Blues (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

William Tell Overture
(1829) (uncredited)
Music by Gioachino Rossini
Storm sequence played when the fire sprinklers go off
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Quite a disappointment considering the cast.
24 June 2010 | by bill-790See all my reviews

Another reviewer used the word "trite" to characterize the plot of this film. Amen to that! As for the film as a whole? How about lame? Really lame!

Since this was a 1940s Warner Brothers production featuring several of that studio's stalwart players, I had high hopes when I saw it for the first, and almost certainly ONLY, time. But, really, this is a silly story that is hardly ever funny and simply makes everyone involved look foolish. (Butterfly McQueen absolutely sobs her way through this movie. Makes you wish someone had taken her apron and gagged her with it!)

I love the WB product of the 1940s, but this is really a let down. Don't expect anything like "Christmas in Connecticut"!


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