On their wedding night, Bob reveals to Betty that he has purchased an abandoned chicken farm. Betty struggles to adapt to their new rural lifestyle, especially when a glamorous neighbor seems to set her eyes on Bob.
One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929-49, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. Its initial television broadcast took place in Los Angeles Friday 9 January 1959 on KNXT (Channel 2), followed by Omaha 5 February 1959 on KETV (Channel 7); it first aired in Asheville 27 September 1959 on WLOS (Channel 13), in Johnstown 16 November 1959 on WJAC (Channel 6), in Grand Rapids 13 December 1959 on WOOD (Channel 8), in Miami 6 April 1960 on WTVJ (Channel 4), and in Chicago 31 October 1960 on WBBM (Channel 2). It was released on DVD as a single 25 April 2011, and again 17 May 2012 as part of Turner Classic Movies' Claudette Colbert & Fred MacMurray Romantic Comedy Collection. See more »
[explaining his duties to Claudette Colbert as bodyguard to Robert Young]
He starts fights, and I finish them.
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"You're wrecking your life with logic," says Claudette Colbert's father William Collier in the romantic comedy The Bride Comes Home. If you agree with that sentiment, you'll like this movie. If, like me, that statement gets under your skin and makes you never want to be friends with whoever said it, you won't like this movie.
The beautiful Claudette has an admirer in Robert Young, but because he's too nice, supportive, and faithful, she doesn't return his feelings. He gives her a job even though she's wholly unqualified, and when her new boss Fred MacMurray criticizes her and tries to make her working environment so awful she'll quit, she falls for him. The movie is not unique, as you can find the same message in The Ugly Truth, made 75 years later. If someone drives you crazy and you argue with him constantly and you have nothing in common, but you're physically attracted to him, pick him over everyone else. Fred and Claudette are obviously unsuited, and Bob is a dream. He promises never to argue with her, and when he keeps his word, she whines and says, "Why won't you argue? Why won't you do anything besides grin and sing?"
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