John Loves Mary (1949)

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John Lawrence (Ronald Reagan) is a returning GI. Mary McKinley (Patricia Neal in her film debut) is the girl he left behind. But their reunion will have to wait: John has returned with cockney war bride Lilly Herbish (Virginia Field) in tow. It seems that John married Lilly as a favor to get her into the U.S., intending to divorce her so that she can wed her true love, John's old pal Fred Taylor (Jack Carson). Alas, Taylor has gotten married himself in the interim--and now John is stuck with Lillie. Somewhat cleaned up from Norman Krasna stage original, John Loves Mary is otherwise faithful to its source, right down to the all-smiles curtain call at the end. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi
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NR
Genre:
Comedy , Romance
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Cast

Ronald Reagan
as John Lawrence
Patricia Neal
as Mary McKinley
Jack Carson
as Fred Taylor
Wayne Morris
as Lt. Victor O'Leary
Edward Arnold
as Sen. McKinley
Virginia Field
as Lilly Herbish
Katherine Alexander
as Phyllis McKinley
Paul Harvey
as Gen. Biddle
Ernest Cossart
as Oscar Dugan
Irving Bacon
as Beachwood
George Hickman
as Soldier
Larry Rio
as Cab Driver
Nino Pepitone
as Raoul, the Headwaiter
Rodney Bell
as Waiter
Rudy Friml
as Orchestra Leader
Ray Montgomery
as Elevator Man
Jack Mower
as Bartender
Russell Arms
as Corporal
Philo McCullough
as Desk Clerk
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It's true, John loves Mary, but they have a funny way of getting around to saying so, this movie is very funny.

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