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In the Meantime, Darling (1944)

A young bride who comes from a rich family has a hard time adjusting to life in a boarding house with other soldiers and their wives. Her spoiled ways cause resentment from the other wives ... See full summary »

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Otto Preminger
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeanne Crain ... Margaret 'Maggie' Preston
Frank Latimore ... Lt. Daniel Ferguson
Eugene Pallette ... Henry B. Preston
Mary Nash ... Mrs. Vera Preston
Stanley Prager ... Lt. Philip 'Red' Pianatowski
Gale Robbins ... Shirley Pianatowski
Jane Randolph ... Mrs. Jerry Armstrong
Doris Merrick ... Mrs. MacAndrews
Cara Williams ... Ruby Mae Sayre
Ann Corcoran ... Mrs. Bennett
Reed Hadley ... Maj. Phillips
Heather Angel ... Mrs. Nelson
Bonnie Bannon ... Mrs. Farnum
William Colby William Colby ... Lt. Farnum
Cliff Clark ... Col. Corkery
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A young bride who comes from a rich family has a hard time adjusting to life in a boarding house with other soldiers and their wives. Her spoiled ways cause resentment from the other wives and problems with her husband. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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A gay and tender story of G.I. love!

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Comedy | War

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1944 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Army Wives See more »

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Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In interviews Jeanne Crain alleged that Eugene Pallette was not only a bigot who refused to share a table with black cast member Clarence Muse, but an admirer of Adolf Hitler as well. Due to the controversy Pallette was fired from the production, with his character downsized to accommodate scenes already completed. See more »

Soundtracks

Oh My Darling, Clementine
(uncredited)
Attributed to Percy Montrose
Sung by the train passengers
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in the meantime, darling - a darling presentation.
10 March 2012 | by froberts73See all my reviews

First of all, 70 minutes of Miss C is worth far more than 7 hours of watching most of today's over-made-up, plaster-faced screen personalities. JC (nice initials) Lamarr, Lamour, etc. were natural beauties.

Now for the pic. Produced and directed by Preminger - certainly not his usual thing. The movie itself was pleasant, the characters interesting and fun.

It is a woman's movie, but it gives insight into the lives of GIs and wives during WW2. I recommend it as a pleasant diversion, and an opportunity to watch its beautiful star for a good length of time.


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