Suddenly, It's Spring

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Suddenly, It's Spring
Suddenly It's Spring - 1947 Poster.png
1947 Theatrical Poster
Directed by Mitchell Leisen
Produced by Claude Binyon
Written by P. J. Wolfson
Claude Binyon
Starring Paulette Goddard
Fred MacMurray
Music by Victor Young
Cinematography Daniel L. Fapp
Edited by Alma Macrorie
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
February 13, 1947
Running time
87 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $2,050,000 (US rentals)[1]

Suddenly, It's Spring (some sources list the title without a comma) is a 1947 comedy film directed by Mitchell Leisen. It stars Paulette Goddard and Fred MacMurray.[2]

The story is set in 1945, at the end of World War II. Goddard and MacMurray play a married couple seeing each other for the first time since both joined the military. When they parted, they were planning a divorce, but it was never made final, and now they must decide whether they really want the marriage to end. Meanwhile, another woman considers herself betrothed to the husband, and a friend of the husband has romantic designs on the wife.


Radio adaptation[edit]

Suddenly, It's Spring was presented on Stars in the Air February 21, 1952. The 30-minute adaptation starred Betty Hutton and Macdonald Carey.[3]


  1. ^ "Top Grossers of 1947", Variety, 7 January 1948 p 63
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  3. ^ Kirby, Walter (February 17, 1952). "Better Radio Programs for the Week". The Decatur Daily Review. p. 40. Retrieved June 1, 2015 – via  open access publication – free to read

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