Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A hypochondriac believes he is dying and makes plans for his wife which she discovers and misunderstands.
George refers to Green Hills, the cemetery where he purchases three plots, as "a Levittown of the hereafter". This reference, likely to be lost on modern audiences and certainly on foreign ones, is to four communities of that name, built by Levitt and Sons, a building firm. These communities, built after the Second World War to address the housing shortage, were noted for the mass production of the suburbs and the homogeneity of the housing designs. The most famous Levittown community is in Nassau County, New York.
If I had known it would be like this, I would've told you I was dying right away.
Judy: Well, you should have. Promise me you'll never keep anything like that from me again.
George Kimball: I won't.
In the breakfast scene at the beginning of the picture, the level of coffee in Judy's cup constantly changes between shots. Also, the coffee starts out black, then later has cream in it.
Opening credits prologue: "The desire to take medicine is perhaps the greatest feature which distinguishes man from animals." Sir William Osler