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Jerry and Lucy Warriner, a very rich married couple, come to the respective conclusion that they are cheating on each other. Though they have no proof, they go to court to get a divorce and end up fighting over custody of their little dog. Both find new spouses: Lucy goes with the country yokel across the hall, Jerry with a stuffy society girl. It's clear that Jerry and Lucy still love each other, and each do their best to break up the new romances before their divorce becomes final.
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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Comedy or Parody about    -   married couple fighting How much humor v. drama    -   Mostly humor, but some serious drama

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   simply wealthy Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   play

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