I Was a Male War Bride

Ann Sheridan and Cary Grant in a publicity still for I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

Ann Sheridan as First Lieutenant Catherine Gates and Cary Grant as Captain Henri Rochard in a publicity still for I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

I Was a Male War Bride

Cary Grant is forced to sleep in a tub rather than in bed with his new bride in I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

I Was a Male War Bride

Cary Grant returns Ann Sheridan’s nylons in I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

I Was a Male War Bride

Ann Sheridan is forced to bunk with the ladies instead of her new husband in I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

I Was a Male War Bride

Cary Grant as Capt Henri Rochard in I Was a Male War Bride (1949).  It doesn’t much matter that he’s not in the least bit French in the role.

I Was a Male War Bride

I Was a Male War Bride (1949) was filmed on location in Germany.

I Was a Male War Bride

I Was a Male War Bride is Howard Hawks’ 34th film.

I Was a Male War Bride premiered Aug 9, 1949.

I Was a Male War Bride

I Was a Male War Bride (1949) is the fourth of five movies Cary Grant made with Howard Hawks.

I Was a Male War Bride

Cary Grant rides the side car as Ann Sheridan takes the wheel in I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

I Was a Male War Bride

Cary Grant and Ann Sheridan pause to pose in Germany while filming I Was a Male War Bride (1949), Howard Hawks’ most popular comedy on its first release.  His classic comedies Twentieth Century, Bringing Up Baby and Monkey Business were flops.  His Girl Friday was a hit, but not the blockbuster success of War Bride.