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No Room for the Groom
No Room for the Groom
is a 1952 American comedy film directed by Douglas Sirk and starring Tony Curtis, Piper Laurie, Don DeFore
Don DeFore
and Spring Byington.[1] The screenplay is based on the novel "My True Love" by Darwin Teilhet.

Contents

1 Plot 2 Cast 3 See also 4 References 5 External links

Plot[edit] Vineyard owner Alvah Morrell and his girl Lee Kingshead elope to Las Vegas before he must return to active military duty. They are unable to have a honeymoon because Alvah comes down with a case of chicken pox and Lee must be quarantined from him. Alvah leaves for 10 months. During this time, Lee finds no suitable way or time to tell her manipulative mother about the marriage. Mama pretends to have fainting spells and hides her personal foibles, which include smoking and gambling. Mama's goal is to marry Lee to the wealthy Herman Strouple, who owns a thriving cement business. Mama hopes to keep the married couple apart so that their union will never be consummated and can be legally annulled. By the time Alvah returns, so many people are pressuring him to sell his vineyard land and home to Herman that he feels alone, particularly when others conspire to have Alvah declared mentally ill and unable to conduct his own affairs. He must trust Lee to do the right thing, and soon they're finally spending their first night together. Cast[edit]

Tony Curtis
Tony Curtis
as Alvah Morrell Piper Laurie
Piper Laurie
as Lee Kingshead Don DeFore
Don DeFore
as Herman Strouple Spring Byington
Spring Byington
as Mama Kingshead Lillian Bronson as Aunt Elsa Paul McVey as Dr. Trotter Stephen Chase as Mr. Taylor Lee Aaker
Lee Aaker
as Donovan Jack Kelly as Will Stubbins Frank Sully
Frank Sully
as Cousin Luke

See also[edit]

List of American films of 1952

References[edit]

^ No Room for the Groom
No Room for the Groom
at TCMDB

External links[edit]

No Room for the Groom
No Room for the Groom
on IMDb No Room for the Groom
No Room for the Groom
film clip on YouTube

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Films directed by Douglas Sirk

't Was één April (1936) The Court Concert
The Court Concert
(1936) To New Shores (1937) La Habanera (1937) Wilton's Zoo (1939) Hitler's Madman
Hitler's Madman
(1943) Summer Storm (1944) A Scandal in Paris
A Scandal in Paris
(1946) Lured
Lured
(1947) Sleep, My Love (1948) Shockproof
Shockproof
(1949) The First Legion
The First Legion
(1951) Thunder on the Hill
Thunder on the Hill
(1951) The Lady Pays Off (1951) Week-End with Father
Week-End with Father
(1951) No Room for the Groom
No Room for the Groom
(1952) Has Anybody Seen My Gal? (1952) Meet Me at the Fair (1953) Take Me to Town (1953) All I Desire
All I Desire
(1953) Taza, Son of Cochise
Taza, Son of Cochise
(1954) Magnificent Obsession (1954) Sign of the Pagan
Sign of the Pagan
(1954) Captain Lightfoot
Captain Lightfoot
(1955) All That Heaven Allows
All That Heaven Allows
(1955) There's Always Tomorrow (1956) Never Say Goodbye (1956) Written on the Wind
Written on the Wind
(1956) Battle Hymn (1957) Interlude (1957) The Tarnished Angels
The Tarnished Angels
(1958) A Time to Love and a Time to Die
A Time to Love and a Time to Die
(1958) Imitat

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