Holy Matrimony (1943): John Stahl’s Comedy Starring Monty Woolley

In this comedy, directed by John Stahl, Monty Woolley stars as a knighted artist whose assumes the identity of his butler when the latter dies.

After getting married (to Grace Fields), he tries to live a quiet life, but then finds himself suspect accused of his own murder.

 

Oscar Nominations: 1

Screenplay: Nunnally Johnson

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The Screenplay Oscar went to Julius and Philip Epstein and Howard Koch for Casablanca.