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Julia Misbehaves Details


After suffering nobly in several heavyweight MGM dramas, Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon begged the studio to cast them together in a comedy. Though not an all-out laff riot, Julia Misbehaves strives hard to please. Garson plays an ever-in-debt British music-hall performer who relies on the largess of her friends to keep the wolf from the door. Pidgeon portrays Garson's ex-husband, who for the past 20 years has lived in Paris with their daughter Elizabeth Taylor. When Taylor becomes engaged, she sends Garson a wedding invitation. Broke again, Garson hastily joins an acrobatic act to earn steerage money, and charms British nobleman Nigel Bruce into giving her enough cash for a wedding present. Once she arrives in Paris, Garson sticks her nose into everyone's affairs, much to the dismay of the uptight Pidgeon. Garson even advises daughter Taylor to marry someone other than her betrothed. Despite her screwball behavior, Pidgeon can't help falling in love with Garson all over again--but it takes a zany sequence in and around a mountain chalet to knot together the many loose plotlines. Julia Misbehaves was adapted from The Nutmeg Tree, a novel by Margery Sharp. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Greer Garson
as Julia Packett
Walter Pidgeon
as William Sylvester Packett
Peter Lawford
as Ritchie Lorgan
Elizabeth Taylor
as Susan Packett
Cesar Romero
as Fred Gennochio
Lucile Watson
as Mrs. Packett
Nigel Bruce
as Col. Willowbrook
Mary Boland
as Mrs. Gennochio
Reginald Owen
as Bennie Hawkins
Henry Stephenson
as Lord Pennystone
Aubrey Mather
as Vicar
Ian Wolfe
as Hobson
Fritz Feld
as Pepito
Phyllis Morris
as Daisy
Veda Ann Borg
as Louise
Elspeth Dudgeon
as Woman in Pawn Shop
Stanley Fraser
as Pawn Shop Clerk
Shirley Ballard
Mitchell Lewis
as Train Official
Joi Lansing
Connie Leon
Marjorie Jackson
as Mannequin
Victor Wood
as Postman
Alphonse Martell
as Frenchman in Theater
Edmund Breon
as Jamie
Sidney D'Albrook
as Waiter in Pub
Ottola Nesmith
Lola Albright
Marcelle Corday
as Gabby
George Goldsmith
Almira Sessions
as Women in Street
Art Foster
Nan Boardman
as Saleslady
Ray Saunders
Cyril Thornton
Harry Allen
Jimmy Aubrey
as Drunk
Kay Norton
James Fairfax
Winifred Harris
as Lady Pennystone
Michael Kent
as Acrobatic Troupe
Susan Perry
as Girls in Hotel Lobby
Ruth Hall
Torben Meyer
as Commissar
Jean del Val
as Croupier
David Thursby
as English Sailor


Jack Conway
William Ludwig
Gina Kaus
Harry Ruskin
Arthur Wimperis
Margery Sharp
Book Author
Monckton Hoffe
Joseph Ruttenberg
Adolph Deutsch
Composer (Music Score)
Jerry Seelen
Hal Borne
Cedric Gibbons
Art Director
Edwin B. Willis
Set Designer
Costume Designer
Warren Newcombe
Special Effects
Jack Dawn