Vacation from Love
Vacation from Love poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byGeorge Fitzmaurice
Written byPatterson McNutt
Harlan Ware
Produced byOrville O. Dull
StarringDennis O'Keefe
Florence Rice
Reginald Owen
June Knight
Edward Brophy
Truman Bradley
CinematographyRay June
Edited byBen Lewis
Music byChet Forrest
Edward Ward
Bob Wright
Distributed byLoew's Inc.
Release date
  • September 30, 1938 (1938-09-30)
Running time
66 minutes
CountryUnited States

Vacation from Love is a 1938 American comedy film directed by George Fitzmaurice, written by Patterson McNutt and Harlan Ware, and starring Dennis O'Keefe, Florence Rice, Reginald Owen, June Knight, Edward Brophy and Truman Bradley. It was released on September 30, 1938, by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.[1][2]


The plot follows Patricia Lawson who is about to marry T. Ames Piermont III. On the day of their civil ceremony, poor saxophone player Bill Blair objects to the marriage and Patricia decides to run off with him, leaving T. Ames at the altar.



  1. ^ "Vacation from Love (1938) - Overview -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 26 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Vacation From Love". TV Guide. Retrieved 26 November 2014.