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Please Believe Me (1950)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 12 May 1950 (USA)
Alison Kirbe of London, receives a telegram from Texas, that she has inherited a livestock ranch. It is plastered throughout the London newspapers that Alison has become a rich heiress, and... See full summary »

Director:

Norman Taurog

Writers:

Nathaniel Curtis (story), Nathaniel Curtis (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Deborah Kerr ... Alison Kirbe
Robert Walker ... Terence Keath
Mark Stevens ... Matthew Kinston
Peter Lawford ... Jeremy Taylor
James Whitmore ... Vincent Maran
J. Carrol Naish ... Lucky Reilly
Spring Byington ... Mrs. Milwright
Carol Savage ... Sylvia Rumley
Doreen Mary English Doreen Mary English ... Beryl Robinson (as Drue Mallory)
George Cleveland ... Mr. Cooper
Ian Wolfe ... Edward Warrender
Bridget Carr ... Lily Milwright
Henri Letondal Henri Letondal ... Jacques Carnet
Gaby André ... Mme. Carnet (as Gaby Andre)
Leon Belasco ... The Croupier
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Storyline

Alison Kirbe of London, receives a telegram from Texas, that she has inherited a livestock ranch. It is plastered throughout the London newspapers that Alison has become a rich heiress, and is sailing to the United Slates alone to claim her inheritance. Or so she thinks. Three men, Terence Keath, Jeremy Tayler, and Jeremy's lawyer, Matthew Kinston take an interest in Alison, after reading about her in the papers. They all board the ship hoping to become involved with her, but, all for different reasons. Terence, is a gambler and wants to marry a rich women to pay his debts. Jeremy, a multi-millionaire wants a wife, and Matthew wants to protect Jeremy's fortune, for he belives Alison is actually running a scam. All aboard! Written by Kelly

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Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

12 May 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Please Believe Me See more »

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Budget:

$1,055,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Producer Val Lewton's only film for MGM. See more »

Goofs

After their evening of gambling, Matthew goes to Allison's hotel room and she invites him for coffee. Just as he accepts and begins to sit down, the far shot shows her putting her empty coffee cup at his place. The next shot, which is a close shot from her right, shows her again putting the cup in front of him. See more »

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Featured in Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows (2007) See more »

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Cute movie!
9 December 2011 | by karenchurnSee all my reviews

I watched this last night and I have to say that it was a fun way to spend 90 minutes. The storyline was zany and I thought that the actors did a good job with what they had to work with. Of course, Deborah Kerr, the reason I even watched this, was lovely and fun to watch. It shows that she was having a good time with this role. Some of her amused facial expressions seemed absolutely genuine. The three men in hot pursuit of Miss Kirbe were amusing and easy on the eyes. James Whitmore is the one who really stood out for me. There was one moment with him that just tickled me to no end. I thought that he looked like a funnier version of Spencer Tracy.

This was #40 in my quest to view all of Deborah Kerr movies and I found it worth the effort. It was nice to see her in a comedy even if it was lightweight. It still confirms that she never phoned in a performance even if the role wasn't "Oscar worthy". This is one that I'm sure that I will watch again.


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