Bride for Henry (1937)

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“Bride for Henry” is a comedy film directed by William Nigh and released in 1937. The movie follows the story of Henry Christine (Warren William), a wealthy and successful businessman who is a notorious bachelor and averse to marriage.

Despite this, his Aunt Emily (Billie Burke) is determined to see him married off, and she invites a group of eligible young women to stay at his country estate. However, Henry is unimpressed with the candidates and attempts to avoid them at every turn.

Things take a turn when Henry meets Anne (Patricia Ellis), a secretary who is visiting the estate with her employer. Henry is immediately smitten with her and begins to pursue her, much to the dismay of Aunt Emily, who thinks Anne is unsuitable for her nephew.

As Henry and Anne grow closer, they face numerous obstacles, including Henry’s reluctance to commit to marriage and the interference of Aunt Emily and her cohorts. However, in the end, true love prevails, and Henry and Anne get engaged.

Overall, “Bride for Henry” is a charming romantic comedy that showcases the talents of its cast and provides plenty of laughs along the way.

William Nigh

Josephine Bentham, Marion Orth

Anne Nagel, Warren Hull, Henry Mollison

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