Bundle of Joy

Bundle of Joy

Director: Norman Taurog Cast: Eddie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, Adolphe Menjou

DVD (Remastered / Wide Screen)

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This musicalized remake of the 1939 comedy Bachelor Mother stars Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher (then Mr. and Mrs.) in the roles originated by Ginger Rogers and David Niven. Reynolds plays a department store salesgirl whose life is turned topsy-turvy when she finds an abandoned baby. Despite her protestations, everyone assumes that she's the mother of the child, including Fisher, the son of store owner Adolphe Menjou. Meanwhile, Menjou convinced that his son is the baby's father, is determined that his boy will "do right" by the innocent Reynolds. Much of the comic zest of the original film is diluted by the lackluster performance of Eddie Fisher, though Debbie Reynolds and the rest of the cast are in fine form.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/09/2010
UPC: 0883316287910
Original Release: 1956
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:38:00
Sales rank: 9,584

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Eddie Fisher Dan Merlin
Debbie Reynolds Polly Parrish
Adolphe Menjou J.B. Merlin
Tommy Noonan Freddie Miller
Nita Talbot Mary
Una Merkel Mrs. Dugan
Melville Cooper Adams
Bill Goodwin Mr. Creely
Mary Treen Matron
Edward S. Brophy Dance Contest Judge
Gil Stratton Mike Clancy
Scott Douglas Bill Rand
Robert Harris Mr. Hargraves
Howard McNear Mr. Appleby

Technical Credits
Norman Taurog Director
Robert Carson Screenwriter
Nick Castle Choreography
Edmund Grainger Producer
Felix Jackson Original Story
Norman Krasna Screenwriter
Harry Marker Editor
Josef Myrow Score Composer
Walter Scharf Score Composer
Arthur Sheekman Screenwriter
Howard Shoup Costumes/Costume Designer
William Snyder Cinematographer

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