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The Bigamist [1953]

Director:Ida Lupino
Writer:Collier Young
Composer:Leith Stevens
Length:80 minutes
(1 hour 20 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
Sorting Category:Drama
IMDB Rating:6.7/10
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Synopsis: Harry and Eve Graham are trying to adopt a baby. The head of the agency senses Harry is keeping a secret and does some investigating.

Reaction: A bit heavy on the drama for my taste.

Personal Rating: 5/10

Ida Lupino => Director / Phyllis Martin
Collier Young => Writer
Leith Stevens => Composer
Edmond O'Brien => Harrison Graham / Harry Graham
Edmund Gwenn => Mr. Jordan
George Lee => Sam, Chinese Headwaiter (uncredited)
James Todd => Carl Forbes (uncredited)
James Young => Graham's Former Boss (uncredited)
Jane Darwell => Mrs. Connelley
Jerry Hausner => Roy Esterly (uncredited)
Joan Fontaine => Eve Graham
John Brown => Dr. Wallace (uncredited)
John Maxwell => Judge
Kenneth Tobey => Tom Morgan, Defense Attorney
Lillian Fontaine => Miss Higgins, Landlady
Mac McKim => Ricky, Boy on the Street (uncredited)
Mack Williams => Prosecuting Attorney (uncredited)
Matt Dennis => Himself, Singer
Peggy Maley => Phone Operator

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • This would be the last feature film directed by Ida Lupino for more than 12 years until The Trouble with Angels.
  • During the tour of the Hollywood stars, the driver points out the home of Edmund Gwenn, the star of Miracle on 34th Street. Gwenn is in fact also in the film, playing Mr. Jordan. Harry and Eve even refer to his character as "like Santa Claus."
  • During the tour of the movie star homes, the houses the driver says belong to Jack Benny and James Stewart are their actual homes on Roxbury Drive.