The Model and the Marriage Broker (1951)
|Top Genres||Comedy, Romance|
|Top Topics||Romance (Comic)|
The Model and the Marriage Broker Overview:
The Model and the Marriage Broker (1951) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by George Cukor and produced by Charles Brackett.
Character actor great Ritter stars as a marriage broker who makes model Crain her personal business. When she learns that young and winning Crain is romantically attached to a married man, she decides to set her up with X-ray technician Brady. This comedy relies heavily on humorous portrayals of the marriage service's customers, but turns sweet as Ritter wages her unyielding campaign to unite the young couple. She's surprised to discover there is something in it for her.
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Academy Awards 1951 --- Ceremony Number 24 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Costume Design||Charles LeMaire, Renie||Nominated|
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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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Joanne Dru was considered for the role of Kitty Bennett.
"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.
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