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Genre  Drama
Production  RKO Pictures
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Language  English
6.1/10 IMDb

Director  Paul Sloane
Music director  Max Steiner
Cinematography  J. Roy Hunt
Country  United States
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Release date  October 15, 1931 (1931-10-15) (Hollywood premiere) November 21, 1931 (1931-11-21) (United States)
Writer  Bill Cunningham (by), Humphrey Pearson (screen play and dialogue)
Cast  Irene Dunne (Mary Brown Porter), Pat O'Brien (Steve Porter), John Halliday (Jeff Hunter), Myrna Loy (Elaine Brandon), Lester Vail (Aubrey), Matt Moore (The Colonel)
Similar movies  Jaws of Steel, Below the Line, Under the Black Eagle, Lilly Turner, Find Your Man, My Dad

Consolation Marriage is a 1931 American Pre-Code drama film directed by Paul Sloane and written by Humphrey Pearson. The film stars Irene Dunne, Pat O'Brien, John Halliday, Myrna Loy and Matt Moore. The film was released on November 21, 1931, by RKO Pictures.

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Plot

In prohibition-era Manhattan, shopkeeper Mary Brown loses Aubrey, her childhood sweetheart, when he marries a rich woman. Reporter Steve "Rollo" Porter has also lost his childhood sweetheart, Elaine, who has married some one else. Mary and Steve become friends and make a marriage of convenience based on a shared sense of whimsical humor as well as their mutual losses. When their old loves re-enter their lives, a few years later, Mary and Steve must decide what is really important to them.

Cast

  • Irene Dunne as Mary Brown Porter
  • Pat O'Brien as Steve Porter
  • John Halliday as Jeff Hunter
  • Myrna Loy as Elaine Brandon
  • Matt Moore as the Colonel
  • Lester Vail as Aubrey
  • References

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