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Honeymoon Is Over, The (Rainey)

Date produced: 1944

Description:

A man has a petty argument with his wife over her cooking. The argument concludes with the wife declaring "you'll be sorry!" The man goes straight to sleep, but has nightmare visions of his wife dying. When he awakens, the man rushes to check on his wife.


Vanishing Cream

Date produced: 1945

Description:

A married couple is hosting another couple for dinner. Before the dinner, the husband gives his wife a container of "vanishing cream," which they both use believing it to be a skincare product. When the dinner guests arrive, people and pets that contact the cream vanish from sight.


Late Again

Date produced: 1947

Description:

Comedy about a married couple who appear to have overslept once again.


Beginning the End

Date produced: 1951

Filmmaker(s):

Jeanne Vande Kopple

Description:

After celebrating his fourth wedding anniversary, a man becomes obsessed with building a homemade weapon of mass destruction. The man's efforts reach a breakthrough after the couple celebrates their fifth anniversary.


Magic Anniversary

Date produced: 1951

Filmmaker(s):

Ray Slominski

Description:

A man is late for his anniversary dinner after getting drunk at an "amateur magician's club." He attempts to make up for it by surprising his wife with gifts, but the gifts turn out to be magic tricks which further infuriate her. The man's magic tricks are accomplished via trick photography.


Hobby Widow

Date produced: 1951

Filmmaker(s):

Lloyd Nesbitt

Description:

A woman grows frustrated with her husband's commitment to his various hobbies, which seem to take precedence over their marriage.


Dune Dreams

Date produced: 1953

Filmmaker(s):

Dick Baty

Description:

An elderly couple visits the beach, where they observe young people engaged in sports and romance. These sights prompt the couple to reflect on the story of how they met at the same beach in their younger years.


Contretemps

Date produced: 1954

Description:

A married couple responds to a newspaper ad seeking homes for foreign delegates visiting America. The couple receives the news that their guests are coming from Hong Kong, China, and they begin to alter their home and appearances to adjust to Chinese customs. However, when the delegates arrive, they do not meet the couple's expectations.


Hookers, The

Date produced: 1971

Filmmaker(s):

Paul Van Haitsma

Description:

A married couple and a friend go on a fishing trip. The film shows them playfully preparing for the journey, driving to the lake, and partaking in fishing and canoeing.


Restful Hour, The

Date produced: 1951

Filmmaker(s):

Charles Woodley

Description:

"Film about the Woodley family’s attempts at Sunday morning relaxation when the Woodley boys are away at Sunday School." Library and Archives Canada.


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