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Never a Dull Moment (1950 film)

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Country  United States
Director  George Marshall
Language  English
Never a Dull Moment (1950 film) movie poster

Writer  Lou Breslow, Doris Anderson, Kay Swift
Release date  November 21, 1950 (1950-11-21) (Premiere-New York City) November 22, 1950 (1950-11-22) (US)

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Never a Dull Moment is a 1950 American comedy film from RKO, starring Irene Dunne and Fred MacMurray. The film is based on the 1943 book Who Could Ask For Anything More? by Kay Swift. The filming took place between December 5, 1949, and February 1, 1950.


Never a Dull Moment (1950 film) movie scenes  has all the hallmarks of Peter Ellenshaw s misty ethereal night scenes with this matte shot from the Dick Van Dyke movie NEVER A DULL MOMENT 1968

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Never a Dull Moment (1950 film) movie scenes The autopsy room scene at the end of the film is truly one of the penultimate horror movie moments The decapitated doctor taking his pleasure from the

At a rodeo in New York, visiting cowboy Chris Heyward is charmed to make the acquaintance of Kay Kingsley, a songwriter. They marry and move out west to his ranch.

Wyoming welcomes her, including Chris' former romantic interest Jean Morrow and his two daughters from a previous marriage, Nan and Tina. A rival rancher named Mears holds the water rights to his land and is accidentally humiliated by Kay at a dance.

She tries without complaint to adjust to her new life, but it is hard. A windstorm threatens their home, the children are leery of her and Kay accidentally kills Mears' prize steer.

Offered a job back in New York that could help pay for the water, Kay takes it but alienates Chris. He needs to be persuaded by the kids to return east and win her back.

Songs by Kay Swift

  • "Once You Find Your Guy" (sung by Dunne in the film's opening minutes)
  • "The Man with the Big Felt Hat"
  • "Sagebrush Lullaby"
  • Reception

    The New York Times critic Bosley Crowther described the film as a "miserably tedious farce" whose "sole achievement as entertainment is the presentation of Irene Dunne in a series of rustic encounters that are about as funny as stepping on a nail."


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