Janie Gets Married

Janie Gets Married is a 1946 American comedy film directed by Vincent Sherman, and written by Agnes Christine Johnston. The film stars Joan Leslie, Robert Hutton, Edward Arnold, Ann Harding, Robert Benchley, and Dorothy Malone. The film was released by Warner Bros. on June 22, 1946.[1][2]

Janie Gets Married
Theatrical release poster
Directed byVincent Sherman
Produced byAlex Gottlieb
Screenplay byAgnes Christine Johnston
StarringJoan Leslie
Robert Hutton
Edward Arnold
Ann Harding
Robert Benchley
Dorothy Malone
Music byFriedrich Hollaender
CinematographyCarl E. Guthrie
Edited byChristian Nyby
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • June 22, 1946 (1946-06-22)
Running time
89 minutes
CountryUnited States

This is a sequel to 1944's Janie. Hutton, Arnold, Harding, and Benchley reprise their earlier roles, but Leslie replaces actress Joyce Reynolds in the title role.


Dick Lawrence returns home from the Army and agrees to marry sweetheart Janie Conway, despite a month-to-month marital contract she has drawn up. Dick is also unaware that Janie is scheming to advance his career at her stepfather Charles Conway's newspaper.

Janie doesn't mind the arrival of soldier acquaintance "Spud" until it turns out Spud is an attractive former WAC. Things get further complicated when Spud is invited by Dick to spend a few days at their home, and when Janie's tomboy sister Elsbeth threatens to tell Dick what's really going on at the newspaper.

After attempting to make her husband jealous by demonstrating an interest in "Scooper," another military pal of his. Janie is caught kissing him, which nearly scuttles the sale of the paper until Elsbeth, of all people, saves the day for her sister.



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