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Vacation from Marriage(1945)

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Although the opening credits refer to "M-G-M," the closing credits list the studio as "M-G-M London Film Productions Limited in England." The opening credits read "Clemence Dane's Vacation from Marriage." This film had its premiere in London in August 1945, under the title Perfect Strangers. Wesley Ruggles was originally hired as the director of the co-production, but a May 1944 Hollywood Reporter news item reported that Korda had taken over the direction because of disagreements with Ruggles over the story. Although Korda and M-G-M had agreed to co-produce several films, Vacation from Marriage was their first and last collaboration. Some location shooting was done in Scotland, but most scenes were shot in London, where, according to a November 1944 Hollywood Reporter news item, images of recent war wreckage were used to add realism to the film's background. According to information in the MPAA/PCA file at the AMPAS Library, the British version of the film ran about 102 minutes, while the American version was cut to about 92 minutes.