I Was a Male War Bride (1949) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Howard Hawks and produced by Sol C. Siegel.
1001 Classic Movies: I Was a Male War BrideBy Amanda Garrett on Jun 27, 2016 From Old Hollywood Films
I Was a Male War Bride (1949), starring Ann Sheridan and Cary Grant, is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. Each Monday, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series and reviews of earlier films covered go here). June is the traditional ... Read full article
I Was a Male War Bride (1949)By Beatrice on Jun 11, 2015 From Flickers in Time
I Was a Male War Bride Directed by Howard Hawks Written by Charles Lederer, Leonard Spigelgass, and Hagar Wilde; story by Henri Rochard 1949/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Amazon Instant This has a one-joke “idiot plot” and the stars seem a bit oddly cast but... Read full article
I Was a Male War Bride (1949)By Judy on Apr 2, 2009 From Movie Classics
Seeing the names of Howard Hawks and Cary Grant together, I expected a lot from I Was a Male War Bride. Watching it, however, I felt slightly disappointed, as I soon realised this isn’t the masterpiece I’d expected – and nowhere near the sublime screwball comedy of their other coll... Read full article
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Capt. Henri Rochard: I'm *Mr.* Rochard.
Soldier: Well, it's your *wife* who must report here for transportation to Bremerhaven.
Capt. Henri Rochard: According to the War Department, I *am* my wife.
Soldier: You can't be your wife!
Capt. Henri Rochard: If the American army says I can be my wife, who am I to dispute them?
Capt. Henri Rochard: I am an alien spouse of female military personnel en route to the United States under public law 271 of the Congress.
Lt. Catherine Gates: [Rochard is holding a baby for a stranger. His wife and Kitty walk up, both laughing] Ah, Henri, you look so maternal!
Lt. Kitty Lawrence: What is that?
Capt. Henri Rochard: A human fire extinguisher. You wanna try it?
Lt. Kitty Lawrence: Oh, come on.
[takes baby andfrowns at its prodigious wetness]
Lt. Catherine Gates: Aww, he's cute. What's his name?
Capt. Henri Rochard: Niagara.
Lt. Kitty Lawrence: [shaking hand dry] Henri, what a thing to do.
Lt. Catherine Gates: Where's the mother?
Capt. Henri Rochard: She went to get *more* water.
Lt. Kitty Lawrence: She ought to get a plumber!
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