Sturges’ script and direction are lively and the actors are perfectly cast, capable of wringing all the humor, both physical and verbal, out of the story. Christmas in July Daphne De Carter Rudy Vallee Western Mystery All Genres. This new Criterion edition has some really cool extras and the image quality is very, very good. A composer suspects his wife of cheating. Choose a new password:

Another sign of the film’s reflection of the director’s own problems with women is the line Harrison delivers when making love to his wife, “A thousand poets dreamed a thousand years, then you were born, my love. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Hail the Conquering Hero Sign Out My Profile. Edit Cast Complete credited cast: Add the first question. Sturges had written the original story in when he realized how much music playing on the radio was influencing his work on another screenplay.

Unfaithfully Yours

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Every cupboard Harrison opens has two of them inside somewhere. He also relished the prospect of re-teaming Harrison and Tierney after the success of The Oyurs and Mrs. TCM Imports in March.

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Unfaithfully Yours ()

Sturges’ script and direction are lively and the actors are perfectly cast, capable of wringing all the humor, both physical and verbal, out of the story. Unfortunately, he discovers that real life never works as smoothly as one’s fantasies.

A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about life, which gives him a rude awakening. His starring role as a pathologically jealous symphony conductor gave him a chance to demonstrate the suavity he had developed as one of the stage’s best light comedians, while Sturges’s intricate comic dialogue took full advantage of his classical stage training.

Personal problems between them caused her to be replaced by Linda Darnell. An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. In a scene in which he nearly stole the show, Rudy Vallee reports to Harrison that he had taken seriously Harrison’s request that he ‘Keep an eye on my wife!

Rex Harrison dreams of revenge when he suspects his wife Linda Darnell is unfaithful. During a concert, the unfaitfully De Carter entertains elaborate visions of vengeance, set to three separate orchestral works.

Preston Sturges wrote and directed.

I Married a Witch. By the unfairhfully he made the picture, however, James Mason and Gene Tierney were his first choices for the leads.

Write a customer review. Even then, it was a hasty substitute for the project he had originally signed for, a Betty Grable musical eventually titled The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend Not a TCM Member?


Unfaithfully Yours (1948)

Skip to main content Search. Goofs “Antigonish”, a town in Nova Scotia, is mispronounced by an airline official at the beginning of the film. Dan McGinty has great success in his chosen field of crooked politics, but he endangers it all in one crazy moment of honesty. Start With a Classic Cult. He is greeted by his loving wife deliciously portrayed unfaithfukly Linda Darnell and his friends, including his brother-in-law Rudy Vallee.

When the concert ends, he tries acting out his fantasies, but things do not go as well in reality as they did in his imagination. Harrison, a match for the director’s perfectionism, pushed himself as well. Meanwhile, Zanuck fretted that costs were rising. His wife, who loves onlne, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire.

Preston Sturges was the Hollywood wonder boy of the 40s and “Unfaithfully Yours” was one of his last great successes starring Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallee and Barbara Lawrence and released by 20th Century-Fox, here as one of their Unfaithfuoly Archives collection, but also available by Criterion.