Every Girl Should Be Married

Synopsis: A willful woman concocts an elaborate scheme to trap a handsome pediatrician into marriage.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Don Hartman
Production: RKO Radio Pictures Inc.
  1 nomination.
85 min

Why? Who sent you?


You're the only doctor

I know really well.

Where did you hear about us?


booties for babies!

Ah, yes, shopping Sanford.

How could I forget you?

- Sit down.

- Thank you.

Let's start at the beginning.

The patient's name?

Sex e ... fminin.



A little more than 20.

That is enough. Thank you.

Child's Name:
Anabel Sims.

20 months.

What do you observ exactly?

Insomnia, somehow.

Do you have an idea of ??what can

cause this "insomnia"?

I do not know ...

Is nervous, no doubt.

Have you noticed redness,

of inflammation?

Oh, no!

Anything. Nowhere!

And digestion?


Affame, time it is!

We cry a lot?

From time to time.

Ms. Sims,

bring me the little Anabel ...

"Ms. Sims!" Where did you get that?

And who is the little Anabel?

I supposed ...

I said "Miss Sims."

Why do you married?

But ... and child?

What child?

Suddenly here I am with a child!

This has nothing to funny!

You made a mistake.

I spcialiste children!

Even more wonderful!

I love kids!

I hope that you will one day.

Oh, Probably ...

as soon as I am married!

I had not seen them entering.

What is this wonderful child?

Little Mary Nell.

Here is the mark of his teeth.

It is time for me to go.

The doctors must have

visits do in the evening.


They have soires free?

Oh, yes. Lt reminds me ...

Mary, Miss Davis tlphonez

I'm going to take it.

For your "nervous insomnia"

I recommend less imagination

romantic and more sleep.

And you store those thousand dollars.



This is me!

Between, if you want.

I just see you.

You work home?

You can tell.

"Birthplace of Dr Brown.

Studies of the junior high ... "

"Sports. Distractions."

You cris his biography?

No. It's part of my plan.

I note all the details.

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Stephen Morehouse Avery

Stephen Morehouse Avery (December 20, 1893 – February 10, 1948) was an American author of Hollywood screenplays. His daughter is the actress Phyllis Avery. Avery was born to Charles M. and Jesse Avery in Webster Groves, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. The senior Avery was a cashier at an insurance company. Stephen Avery attended the University of Missouri at Columbia and was employed in Detroit, Michigan, before he began professional writing.Avery wrote for national publications until 1933, when he began to specialize in screenplays. His work included Wharf Angel (1934), Our Little Girl (1935), One Rainy Afternoon (1936) with Ida Lupino and Francis Lederer, The Gorgeous Hussy (1936) with Joan Crawford, I'll Take Romance (1937), Four Mothers (1941), The Male Animal (1942), starring Henry Fonda and Olivia de Havilland and based on a James Thurber play. and Deep Valley (1947), with Ida Lupino and Dane Clark, the story of a lonely woman living on a farm who is smitten by an escaped convict.Shortly before his death of a heart attack at his Los Angeles, California, apartment at the age of fifty-four, Avery penned the scripts for The Woman in White (1948) and Every Girl Should Be Married (1948), a romantic comedy starring Cary Grant and Betsy Drake. In 1935, he was nominated with Don Hartman for an Academy Award for Best Story for The Gay Deception, a film unrelated to homosexuality and not to be confused with two other comedy films with similar titles, The Gay Deceiver (1926) and The Gay Deceivers (1969). In the story, Mirabel, portrayed by Frances Dee, wins a $5,000 lottery, a near fortune in 1935, and moves to New York City, where she meets Sandro, played by Francis Lederer, a bellboy who is really a prince. The film was directed by William Wyler.Avery was survived by his wife, the former Marian Baldwin, and his only child, Phyllis Avery (born 1924), who launched her acting career in 1951. Among other stars, Phyllis Avery was cast opposite Charlton Heston, George Gobel, Richard Egan, Chuck Connors, Lew Ayres, and Ray Milland. more…

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