Here Comes the Groom Overview:

Here Comes the Groom (1951) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Frank Capra and produced by Frank Capra and Irving Asher.


A Capra musical! Crosby croons in this romantic comedy about a newspaper reporter who wants to adopt two war orphans. In order to do so, though, he must have a wife, and, unfortunately, his former fiancee (a stunning Wyman) is about to wed a dashing millionaire (Tone). The reporter must win her back in five days, with whatever it takes: songs, cute kids, even a little help from the F.B.I.

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

Best Music - SongMusic by Hoagy Carmichael; Lyrics by Johnny MercerWon
Best WritingRobert Riskin, Liam O'BrienNominated

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Warner Archive: Bing Crosby Croons in Just for You (1952) and Here Comes the Groom (1951)

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I was delighted when Warner Archive announced that it would be reissuing its duo-pack of Bing Crosby/Jane Wyman musicals. The first time I checked out Just For You and Here Comes the Groom, I was researching for an interview with Robert Arthur, one of the juvenile actors in the former, for a profile... Read full article

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Emmadel Jones: No, I'm not going to live Ma's life all over again, waiting on shore for a sailor who comes to land every three years. It's like being married to a salmon!

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Facts about

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on September 15, 1952 with Jane Wyman reprising her film role.
Bing Crosby sang "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening" written by Hoagy Carmichael, with lyrics by Johnny Mercer which went on to win an Academy Award for Best Song. Crosby sang four different Oscar winning songs in his films.
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