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This Man Is Mine (1934)

Passed | | Drama, Romance | 13 April 1934 (USA)
Irene Dunne is married to Ralph Bellamy. Their union is comfortable but all that changes when Bellamy's old flame Constance Cummings comes back to town. Will the the thrill of loves past disrupt their happy home?

Director:

John Cromwell

Writers:

Jane Murfin (screen play), Anne Morrison Chapin (from the play: "Love Flies in the Window")
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Irene Dunne ... Tony Dunlap
Constance Cummings ... Francesca Harper
Ralph Bellamy ... Jim Dunlap
Kay Johnson ... Bee McCrae
Charles Starrett ... Jud McCrae
Vivian Tobin ... Rita
Sidney Blackmer ... Mort Holmes
Louis Mason ... Slim
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Traveling among the upper class upstate New York scene, Tony and Jim Dunlap are happily married with a son, two year old Jeremy Dunlap. Most of their friends see Tony as the perfect wife in her unending support of Jim. What could rock their world is that Jim's ex-fiancée, proverbial man eater Fran Harper, the sister of one of their friends Jud McCrae, he and his wife Bee McCrae who don't much like her, has just gotten a Reno divorce and is said to be on her way back to cause trouble as Fran has not yet made the divorce public, but once it hits the media, it will lead to a circus atmosphere for Jim and by association Tony in the scandal all over again of Fran having left Jim at the altar six years ago, the full story of which Tony is unaware. Fran does end up coming back, bringing along with her a poor cad named Mort Holmes, who she picked up at a speakeasy along the way. Fran has indeed come back to cause trouble, more specifically to steal Jim away from Tony for her own selfish ... Written by Huggo

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Taglines:

THE STORY OF A WIFE WHO GAVE A LOVE THIEF TOO MUCH ROPE (Print ad- Albany Times-Union, ((Albany, NY)) 18 April 1934)

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Trivia

RKO borrowed Constance Cummings from Twentieth Century-Fox for this picture. See more »

Goofs

When Fran and Jim kiss for the first time, the camera pans down and then focuses a watch worn on Jim's left wrist. However, from the perspective of the character, the watch is being worn upside down - but is probably shown this way to the camera so we can see what time it is easier, as in the very next shot the camera pulls back on another wristwatch worn by another character to indicate the passage of time. See more »

Quotes

Jim Dunlap: Women are a pain in the neck!
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Soundtracks

In the Gloaming
(1877) (uncredited)
Written by Meta Orred and Annie Fortescue Harrison
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Well Dunne
7 December 2007 | by jamdonahooSee all my reviews

This is a pot boiler from the thirties but is worth seeing because of Irene Dunne. She had the most impeccable comedic timing of any actress. Nominated for best actress five times she never won an Oscar, a real injustice. The Academy never honored her with a lifetime achievement award either. The script is witty and somewhat daring for its time. There is implied adulterous sex. I enjoyed seeing Charles Starrett in a supporting role. He later became famous in B westerns as the Durango Kid. Sidney Blackmer was also featured and he is best remembered as Roman Castevets the warlock in Rosemary's Baby. Take a bite of this confection; it is short sweet and to the point.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 April 1934 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Transient Love See more »

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Production Co:

RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Mono (RCA Victor System)

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1.37 : 1
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