|Directed by||Edward Buzzell|
|Written by|| Nat Perrin |
|Produced by||Nat Perrin|
|Starring|| Larry Parks |
|Edited by||Al Clark|
|Music by||Werner R. Heymann|
|Distributed by||Columbia Pictures|
Emergency Wedding (titled Jealousy in the UK) is a 1950 American comedy film directed by Edward Buzzell and starring Larry Parks, Barbara Hale and Willard Parker. It is a remake of You Belong to Me , a film in which Parks appeared in a bit part.
Dr. Helen Hunt is a physician married to millionaire Peter Judson Kirk Jr. who is jealous that his wife is spending too much time with her male patients. He makes a fool of himself trying to prove her guilt, which causes his wife to leave. But when he donates funds for a new hospital, she returns to him.
In a contemporary review for The New York Times , critic A. H. Weiler wrote that Claude Binyon's script was largely a facsimile of Dalton Trumbo's script for the 1941 film You Belong to Me . Weiler described Emergency Wedding as "lightweight without being especially gay or serious" and "an unimpressive reproduction."
Helen Elizabeth Hunt is an American actress and director. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, four Primetime Emmy Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards.
Kirk Douglas was an American actor and filmmaker. After an impoverished childhood, he made his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) with Barbara Stanwyck. Douglas soon developed into a leading box-office star throughout the 1950s, known for serious dramas, including westerns and war films. During his career, he appeared in more than 90 films and was known for his explosive acting style. He was named by the American Film Institute the 17th-greatest male star of Classic Hollywood cinema and was the highest-ranked living person on the list.
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