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Bundle of Joy

Bundle of Joy

Norman Taurog (1956)

98min
U Certificate
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Review

Our Score
This perfectly preserved slice of pop culture from a bygone era is a starring vehicle for "America's Sweethearts", Eddie Fisher, king of the pre-rock 'n' roll pop charts, and his new bride Debbie Reynolds. It's a remake of the popular Ginger Rogers movie Bachelor Mother with music added, but Fisher proves to be no film star and the movie remains a silly, laboured farce.

Summary

Musical comedy, starring Debbie Reynolds as a salesgirl who finds an abandoned baby which everyone then assumes belongs to her and boyfriend Eddie Fisher. With Adolphe Menjou, Tommy Noonan and Robert H Harris.

Cast & Crew

Polly Parrish Debbie Reynolds
Dan Merlin Eddie Fisher
J B Merlin Adolphe Menjou
Freddie Miller Tommy Noonan
Mary Nita Talbot
Mrs Dugan Una Merkel
Adams Melville Cooper
Mr Creely Bill Goodwin
Mr Appleby Howard McNear
Mr Hargraves Robert H Harris
Matron Mary Treen
Dance contest judge Edward Brophy
Mike Clancy Gil Stratton
Bill Rand Scott Douglas
Director Norman Taurog
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: R.K.O. Radio Pictures Ltd

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