I Was a Male War Bride

foreign poster for I Was a Male War Bride (1949), Howard Hawks’ fourth of five films with Cary Grant.

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I Was a Male War Bride

Cary Grant in a scene from I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

I Was a Male War Bride

Cary Grant and Ann Sheridan in a screencap from I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

I Was a Male War Bride

I Was a Male War Bride (1949) was Howard Hawks’ most successful comedy in its day, much more successful than Bringing Up Baby.

I Was a Male War Bride

Cary Grant and Ann Sheridan in a screencap from I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

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Cary Grant doesn’t alter his British accent to play a Frenchman in I Was a Male War Bride (1949) and it doesn’t matter.

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

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original poster (1949)

I Was a Male War Bride

Kenneth Tobey, Cary Grant and Ann Sheridan in I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

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Ann Sheridan is annoyed with Cary Grant enough to stand up in a little row boat headed for disaster in I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

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original publicity still for I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

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Kenneth Tobey had an uncredited part as Yeoman First Class “Red” in I Was a Male War Bride (1949).  He had the starring role in Howard Hawks’ next movie, The Thing (1951).  Kenneth was born in Oakland, and had a whopping 220 credits in his career, from an early 1945 tv movie, to a 1997 episode of The Angry Beavers, and the posthumous release of The Naked Monster in 2005.

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I Was a Male War Bride (1949) was filmed in West Germany.  It was the first time Howard Hawks had ever travelled overseas.

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foreign poster for I Was a Male War Bride (1949)

I Was a Male War Bride

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foreign souvenir program for I Was a Male War Bride (1949)