H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941) HD online
H.M. Pulham, Esq.
John P. Marquand,Elizabeth Hill
Fortysomething, blue blooded Boston born and bred, Harvard educated businessman Harry Pulham leads a regimented, routinized life with his wife, the former Kay Motford, who he's known since childhood. Harry outwardly believes he is all the more happy because of the way his life is, which was somewhat predetermined as part of his upbringing. This day, he receives two telephone calls which make him examine his life. The first is from Bo-Jo Brown, a Harvard colleague who is heading a twenty-five year reunion committee, with Harry foisted into the job of writing attendee biographies, which is to include his own. The second is from Marvin Myles, a former work colleague from his time over twenty years ago at the J.T. Bullard Advertising Agency in New York City, that job which Harry got from his more liberally minded Harvard friend Bill King. The result of these two telephone calls makes Harry wonder if he is happy, if he is or ever was in love with Kay, and if he never was if he would have ...
|Complete credited cast:|
| Hedy Lamarr || - || Marvin Myles |
| Robert Young || - || Harry Pulham |
| Ruth Hussey || - || Kay Motford |
| Charles Coburn || - || Mr. Pulham Sr. |
| Van Heflin || - || Bill King |
| Fay Holden || - || Mrs. John Pulham |
| Bonita Granville || - || Mary Pulham |
| Douglas Wood || - || Mr. Bullard |
| Charles Halton || - || Walter Kaufman |
| Leif Erickson || - || Rodney 'Bo-Jo' Brown (as Leif Erikson) |
| Phil Brown || - || Joe Bingham |
| David Clyde || - || Hugh the Butler |
| Sara Haden || - || Miss Rollo |
Favorite film of Hedy Lamarr.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on July 13, 1942 with Hedy Lamarr and Robert Young reprising their film roles.
This film had its first television showing in Los Angeles Friday 7 December 1956 on KTTV (Channel 11); in Seattle it first aired 9 February 1957 on KING (Channel 5), in Chicago 17 February 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), in Minneapolis 14 March 1957 on KMGM (Channel 9), in Philadelphia 10 July 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), and in Altoona PA 7 August 1957 on WFBG (Channel 10), but it was not telecast in New York City until 21 June 1958 on WCBS (Channel 2), and in San Francisco 2 March 1959 on KGO (Channel 7).