Behave Yourself! Theatrical Poster
|Directed by||George Beck|
|Produced by||Norman Krasna (producer)|
Stanley Rubin (associate producer)
Jerry Wald (producer)
|Written by||George Beck (screenplay)|
George Beck (story)
Frank Tarloff (story)
|Music by||Leigh Harline|
|Cinematography||James Wong Howe|
|Edited by||Paul Weatherwax|
|Distributed by||RKO Radio Pictures|
|Box office||$1 million (US rentals)|
Bill (Farley Granger) forgets about his anniversary, with Kate (Shelley Winters) until the last minute, when a small dog starts to follow him. From there, mayhem ensues, knocking things over. Bill is chased by the police, smugglers, counterfeiters, and murderers, as well as harangued by his mother-in-law.
- Farley Granger as William Calhoun 'Bill' Denny
- Shelley Winters as Kate Denny
- William Demarest as Officer O'Ryan
- Francis L. Sullivan as Fat Freddy
- Margalo Gillmore as Mother
- Lon Chaney Jr. as Pinky
- Hans Conried as Gillie the Blade
- Elisha Cook Jr. as Albert Jonas
- Glenn Anders as Pete the Pusher
- Allen Jenkins as Plainclothesman
- Sheldon Leonard as Shortwave Bert
- Marvin Kaplan as Max the Umbrella
- Archie as Himself
- Henry Corden as Numi
The film was written in four days and was originally intended to be a vehicle for Cary Grant.
- "Behave Yourself!: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved May 18, 2014.
- 'The Top Box Office Hits of 1951', Variety, January 2, 1952
- Cary Grant Will Star in Alimony Comedy Hopper, Hedda. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 11 Dec 1950: B12.
- JERRY WALD IS SET TO BUY OUT KRASNA: Completes Deal for Interest in Film Firm They Share -Company Stays at R.K.O. By THOMAS M. PRYOR. New York Times 3 May 1952: 18.
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