I Married an Angel (1942)

Director
W.S. Van Dyke; Roy Del Ruth

Main cast
Jeanette MacDonald; Nelson Eddy; Edward Everett Horton; Binnie Barnes; Reginald Owen

Genres
Romance, Comedy, Fantasy

Description
A playboy drops his many girlfriends when he falls in love with a grounded angel.


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