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The Model and the Marriage Broker (1951) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by George Cukor and produced by Charles Brackett.

Academy Awards 1951 --- Ceremony Number 24 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Costume DesignCharles LeMaire, RenieNominated
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Screening of "The Model and the Marriage Broker" at Daystar Center February 14

By Stephen Reginald on Jan 18, 2017 From Classic Movie Man

Screening of "The Model and the Marriage Broker" at Daystar Center February 14 Classic Movie Man Favorites Series: The Model and the Marriage Broker (1951)Where: Daystar Center, 1550 S. State StreetWhen: February 14, 2017Time: 6:30 p.m.Hosted by Stephen Reginald The Model and the Marriage Bro... Read full article


The Model and the Marriage Broker (1951)

By Beatrice on Aug 22, 2015 From Flickers in Time

The Model and the Marriage Broker Directed by George Cukor Written by Charles Brackett, Walter Reisch, and Richard L. Breen 1951/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation First viewing/Amazon Instant Mae Swasey: About 50-50. 1951 was Thelma Ritter’s year it seems. Mae Swasey is a marri... Read full article


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Kitty Bennett: Oh, I didn't realize - you've got people in there, haven't you?
Mae Swasey: About 50-50.


Dan Chancellor: Beautiful up here, isn't it? Those trees. I've always liked that poem that said, "Only God can make a tree."
Mae Swasey: Yeah, but on the other hand, you gotta figure, who else would take the time?


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Her role as Hazel was the first film role for Nancy Kulp.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onOctober 6, 1952 with Jeanne Crain and Thelma Ritter reprising their film roles.
In the original script, the model's name was Christina Brady. It was changed to Kitty Bennett for the movie. Then, when this movie was adapted for the "20th Century Fox Hour of Stars" presentation in June 1957, the character's name was changed back to Christina Brady.
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