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Brides Are Like That

Brides Are Like That(1936)

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Bill McAllister is charming but irresponsible. He doesn't see the need to work hard as long as his uncle, Fred Schultz, covers his bills. Bill is in love with Hazel Robinson. He decides to propose to her, and charges an engagement ring to Uncle Fred's account, but she has already agreed to marry Dr. Randolph Jenkins. Bill takes the situation in stride and leaves town for a while. When he returns at Thanksgiving, he is dating another woman, Mary Ann Coleridge. Actually, Bill is still in love with Hazel, and he soon discourages Randolph and convinces Hazel that she is in love with him rather than Randolph. Even though her parents don't approve of Bill because he still doesn't have a steady job, Hazel and Bill elope. Marriage doesn't change Bill; he still charges his expenses to Uncle Fred, who warns Hazel that if the bills aren't paid, he will send Bill to jail. Her mother advises her to get a divorce, but Hazel is happy because Bill showers her with affection. One night when Bill comes home, he announces that he has sold his car to pay their back rent and has bought a tent so they can go camping until September. In the midst of the excitement, Uncle Fred arrives to demand that Bill pay his debts and is followed shortly by the Robinsons, who insist that Bill take a job with Mr. Robinson. Bill agrees and explains that he has figured out a way to ship raw apples in a special packing so they will stay fresh for a long time. As Uncle Fred grows apples and Robinson markets them, Bill's invention makes everyone happy.