Never a Dull Moment (1950 film)
|Never a Dull Moment|
|Directed by||George Marshall|
|Produced by||Harriet Parsons|
|Written by||Lou Breslow
Kay Swift (book)
|Music by||Frederick Hollander|
|Edited by||Robert Swink|
|Distributed by||RKO Radio Pictures|
|Box office||$1,425,000 (US) or $1.8 million|
At a rodeo in New York, visiting cowboy Chris Heyward is charmed to make the acquaintance of Kay Kingsley, a songwriter. They marry and move out west to his ranch.
Wyoming welcomes her, including Chris' former romantic interest Jean Morrow and his two daughters from a previous marriage, Nan and Tina. A rival rancher named Mears holds the water rights to his land and is accidentally humiliated by Kay at a dance.
She tries without complaint to adjust to her new life, but it's hard. A windstorm threatens their home, the children are leery of her and Kay accidentally kills Mears' prize steer.
Offered a job back in New York that could help pay for the water, Kay takes it but alienates Chris. He needs to be persuaded by the kids to return east and win her back.
- Irene Dunne ... Kay
- Fred MacMurray ... Chris
- William Demarest ... Mears
- Andy Devine ... Orvie
- Gigi Perreau ... Tina
- Natalie Wood ... Nan
- Philip Ober ... Jed
- Jack Kirkwood ... Papa Dude
- Ann Doran ... Jean
- "Never a Dull Moment: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 18, 2014.
- Charles Tranberg, Fred MacMurray: A Biography, Bear Manor Media, 2014
- 'The Top Box Office Hits of 1951', Variety, January 2, 1952
- Bosley Crowther (November 22, 1950). "NY Times review". New York Times. Retrieved 14 November 2008.
- Never a Dull Moment at the Internet Movie Database
- Never a Dull Moment at AllMovie
- Never a Dull Moment at the TCM Movie Database
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