Honeymoon (1947 film)

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Directed by William Keighley
Produced by Warren Duff
Written by Vicki Baum (story)
Michael Kanin (writer)
Starring Shirley Temple
Franchot Tone
Guy Madison
Music by Leigh Harline
Cinematography Edward Cronjager
Edited by Ralph Dawson
William Keighley Productions
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • May 17, 1947 (1947-05-17) (U.S.)[1]
Running time
74 min.
Country USA
Language English
Budget $1,739,000[2]

Honeymoon is a 1947 comedy film directed by William Keighley, starring Shirley Temple and Franchot Tone.


Barbara (Shirley Temple), the sweetheart of a GI corporal, Phil (Guy Madison), elope to Mexico City. Barbara discovers that her boy friend, stationed in the Panama Canal zone, is tied delayed in bureaucratic red tape and may not make it to his own wedding.[3]



According to Variety, the film earned less than $1 million at the box office.[4]

The film recorded a loss of $675,000.[2]


  1. ^ "Honeymoon: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved April 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Richard Jewell & Vernon Harbin, The RKO Story. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House, 1982. p. 220
  3. ^ Honeymoon, allmovie.com
  4. ^ Variety 7 January 1948

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