Overview

Three years into their loving marriage, with two infant daughters at home in Los Angeles, Nicholas Arden and Ellen Wagstaff Arden are on a plane that goes down in the South Pacific. Although most passengers manage to survive the incident, Ellen presumably perishes when swept off her lifeboat, her body never recovered. Fast forward five years. Nicky, wanting to move on with his life, has Ellen declared legally dead. Part of that moving on includes getting remarried, this time to a young woman named Bianca Steele, who, for their honeymoon, he plans to take to the same Monterrey resort where he and Ellen spent their honeymoon. On that very same day, Ellen is dropped off in Los Angeles by the Navy, who rescued her from the South Pacific island where she was stranded for the past five years. She asks the Navy not to publicize her rescue nor notify Nicky as she wants to do so herself.

  1. Michael Gordon

    Director

  2. Jack Sher

    Screenplay

  3. Hal Kanter

    Screenplay

  4. Leo McCarey

    Story

  5. Bella Spewack

    Story

  6. Sam Spewack

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Doris Day

    Doris Day

    Ellen Wagstaff Arden

  2. James Garner

    James Garner

    Nicholas Arden

  3. Polly Bergen

    Polly Bergen

    Bianca Steele

  4. Thelma Ritter

    Thelma Ritter

    Grace Arden

  5. Fred Clark

    Fred Clark

    Mr. Codd (Hotel Manager)

Full Cast & Crew

Move Over, Darling
Move Over, Darling

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 19, 1963
    Theatrical (limited)

    Meaning

  • December 25, 1963
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget -

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