I Was a Male War Bride

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Cary Grant as the male war bride in I Was a Male War Bride (1949), with Ann Sheridan as the groom?

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Cary Grant as Capt Henri Rochard and Ann Sheridan as his wife, 1st Lt Catherine Gates in a publicity still for I Was a Male War Bride (1949).

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Ann Sheridan in a production still for I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

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Cary Grant and Ann Sheridan have a military wedding ceremony in a publicity still for I Was a Male War Bride (1949).

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Ann Sheridan in a production still for I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

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Ann Sheridan in a production still for I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

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Howard Hawks’ 34th film, I Was a Male War Bride premiered Aug 17, 1949.

I Was a Male War Bride

foreign poster for I Was a Male War Bride (1949).  It was Howard Hawks’ most popular comedy in its day, one of the blockbusters of the year.  Hawks ended the decade as it began, with a critically acclaimed box office hit.  Every one of Hawks’ movies in the 40s was commercially successful.

I Was a Male War Bride

theater ad for I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

I Was a Male War Bride

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