The Mating Season (1951)


Ellen McNulty leaves her New Jersey hamburger stand and heads west to pay a surprise visit to her son and his new bride. When Ellen arrives, her daughter-in-law mistakes her for the maid she has hired for a big party they are throwing. Rather than cause any embarrassment, Ellen goes along with the charade, which leads to many complications.

Director: Mitchell Leisen.
Stars: Gene Tierney, John Lund, Miriam Hopkins, Thelma Ritter, Jan Sterling, James Lorimer, Larry Keating, Gladys Hurlbut, Cora Witherspoon, Malcolm Keen, Ellen Corby, Billie Bird, Mary Young, Samuel Colt, Grayce Hampton.


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One Comment

  1. Marc
    December 28, 2019

    A very nice movie. And here is finally a version which does not have the sound muted for about ten seconds after “Mother, this is our Ellen” at 58:18!

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