Wedding Present (1936)





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In this newspaper farce, an editor loses his voice and his job after he tires of being tormented by one of his reporter's practical jokes. The joker ends up as the new editor. After taking the job, his personality changes dramatically, and soon he has become a pompous and excessively harsh taskmaster.
Classics , Comedy , Drama
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Paramount Pictures


Cary Grant
as Charlie Mason
Joan Bennett
as Monica 'Rusty' Fleming
Conrad Nagel
as Roger Dodacker
Gene Lockhart
as Archduke Gustav Ernest
William Demarest
as `Smiles' Benson
Inez Courtney
as Mary Lawson
Purnell Pratt
as Van Dorn
Douglas Wood
as Willett
George Meeker
as Blaker
Lois Wilson
as Laura Dodacker
John Henry Allen
as Jonathan
John H. Allen
as Jonathan
George Offerman Jr.
as Sammy Smith
Damon Ford
as Haley
Heinie Conklin
as German Band
Billy Engle
as German Band
Charles "Heinie" Conklin
as German Band Member
Ray Hanson
as German Band
Jack Mulhall
as Reporter
Chuck Hamilton
as Reporter
Cyril Ring
as Reporter
Charles Williams
as Reporter
Marshall Ruth
as Reporter
Eddie Phillips
as Reporter
Eddie Borden
as Reporter
Allen Fox
as Reporter
Ted Thompson
as Reporter
Charles Sherlock
as Reporter
Eddie Fetherston
as Reporter
Dagmar Oakland
as Reporter
Bradley Page
as Givens
Torben Meyer
as Winternitz
Katherine Perry
as Miss Chandler
Harry C. Bradley
as Ticket Seller
Frank Darien
as Cashier
Otto Hoffman
as Printer
Hal K. Dawson
as Furniture Salesman
Harry Tyler
as Marriage License Clerk
Ted Offenbecker
as Sammy Smith
Richard Powell
as Hotel Room Waiter
George Davis
as Cafe Waiter
Edward Phillips
as Repotter
Russ Powell
as Beer Wagon Driver
Edd Russell
as Telegraph Editor
Russell Powell
as Beer Wagon Driver
Lee Shumway
as Police Captain
Eddie Baker
as Motorcycle Cop
Charles Meakin
as Pompous Man
Ralph McCullough
as Timid Man
Ernie Shields
as Man with Key
Walter Long
as Gangster
Jimmie Dundee
as Gangster
Charles Sullivan
as Gangster
Milton Kahn
as Office Boy
Rex Moore
as Office Boy
Estelle Etterre
as Switchboard Operator
Frances Morris
as Switchboard Operator
Charles McAvoy
as Fire Chief
Jack Cheatham
as Ambulance Attendant
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Critic Reviews for Wedding Present

All Critics (2)

...ultimately wears the viewer down with its freneticism.

Full Review… | December 6, 2006
Reel Film Reviews

A segunda parceria entre Bennett e Grant no mesmo ano (e a última de suas carreiras) é obviamente superior à primeira (Olhos Castanhos), mas, embora Grant esteja divertidíssimo, Bennett se apaga diante do colega.

April 26, 2006
Cinema em Cena

Audience Reviews for Wedding Present

Better than their other co-starring film "Big Brown Eyes" but still a minor film it is a shame Cary Grant and Joan Bennett never had a chance to act together again in a more worthy script their chemistry is great. Goofy film plays like a warm up for His Girl Friday.

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

I loved this romantic comedy, it's got Grant and Bennett, and they're great. A really nice story.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer


The leads almost carry it, but this just goes a little too far by the end. A few scenes make it worthwhile for fans of average 30s movies (like me), particularly a bizarre moment in a plane.


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