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Two Weeks with Love is a 1950 romantic musical film made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by Roy Rowland, based on story by John Larkin who co-wrote the screenplay with Dorothy Kingsley.

Two Weeks with Love
Film poster
Film poster
Directed byRoy Rowland
Produced byJack Cummings
Written byJohn Larkin (story)
Dorothy Kingsley and
John Larkin (screenplay)
StarringJane Powell
Ricardo Montalbán
Louis Calhern
Ann Harding
Debbie Reynolds
Music byGeorge Stoll
CinematographyAlfred Gilks
Edited byCotton Warburton
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
November 10, 1950
Running time
92 min.
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$1,405,000[1]
Box office$2,795,000[1]

Set in the early 20th century, the film focuses on the Robinson family. Patti (Jane Powell) and Melba (Debbie Reynolds), the daughters, are both accomplished in the performing arts, while the Robinson boys love fireworks and mischief. Mrs. Robinson (Ann Harding) is charming and very wise in the ways of young love. The Robinson family leaves their home in New York City to stay at "Kissimee in the Catskills," a resort hotel in upstate New York, where love strikes both of the Robinson daughters.

CastEdit

Musical numbersEdit

ReceptionEdit

According to MGM records, the film made $1,695,000 in the US and Canada and $1,100,000 elsewhere, resulting in a profit of $199,000.[1][2]

When the 1914 song "Aba Daba Honeymoon" became a huge hit after the release of this film, MGM sent Debbie Reynolds and Carleton Carpenter on a multicity personal appearance tour of Loews theaters to capitalize on its success, beginning in Washington, D.C.[3]

The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists:

Comic book adaptionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
  2. ^ "Top Grosses of 1950". Variety. January 3, 1951. p. 58.
  3. ^ Reynolds, Debbie (2013). Unsinkable: A Memoir. HarperCollins Publishers. p. 201. ISBN 978-0-06-221365-5.
  4. ^ "AFI's 100 Years...100 Songs Nominees" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-05.
  5. ^ "Movie Love #6". Grand Comics Database.

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