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Grounds for Marriage

1950 1h 31m Musical Comedy List
Reviews In this musical, Dr. Lincoln Bartlett (Van Johnson) and opera singer Ina Massine (Kathryn Grayson) get divorced. Ina has second thoughts and wants to reconcile, but Lincoln gets engaged and isn't interested. When Ina comes down with a case of aphonia and is unable to speak, her doctor thinks it's psychosomatic and suggests she try to forget Lincoln. Since he's a throat specialist, Lincoln takes on her case and, after having a dream in which she dies, realizes he's still in love with her. Read More Read Less
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Synopsis In this musical, Dr. Lincoln Bartlett (Van Johnson) and opera singer Ina Massine (Kathryn Grayson) get divorced. Ina has second thoughts and wants to reconcile, but Lincoln gets engaged and isn't interested. When Ina comes down with a case of aphonia and is unable to speak, her doctor thinks it's psychosomatic and suggests she try to forget Lincoln. Since he's a throat specialist, Lincoln takes on her case and, after having a dream in which she dies, realizes he's still in love with her.
Director
Robert Z. Leonard
Producer
Samuel Marx
Production Co
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Genre
Musical, Comedy
Original Language
English
Runtime
1h 31m