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Meet the Stewarts - 1942

Meet the Stewarts - Released May 21, 1942. Directed by Alfred Green

This light comedy picks up where Woman of the Year left off (that Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy film came out just a few months before Meet the Stewarts) with Frances Dee as a young wife (Mrs. Stewart) trying to figure out how to do the job of wifery now that she has left the comfort of her families wealthy lifestyle. William Holden (Mr. Stewart) is from a working class background and he's going to have to learn a few things, too, and that's not all, there are in-laws who need an education, also. mostly in siply just getting along with each other.

An unfortunate aspect of the film is that no one learns their new duties very quickly, and incompetance in the kitchen and in housework soon loses its humor and seems more and more artificial, particularly since Frances Dee, who has specialized in intelligent roles in the past, is trying hard here to appear not up to the task of basic household activities.

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