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Car of Dreams (1935)

 |  Comedy  |  1935 (UK)
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A pretty young factory worker is window-shopping at a Rolls-Royce dealership, and dreamily mentions that she would love to have a car like that. The son of the factory's owner happens to be... See full summary »

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Norah Howard ...
Anne Fisher
Robertson Hare ...
Henry Butterworth
Mark Lester ...
Miller Senr.
Margaret Withers ...
Mrs. Hart
Paul Graetz ...
Mr. Hart
Glennis Lorimer ...
Molly
Jack Hobbs ...
Peters
Hay Plumb ...
Chauffeur
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A pretty young factory worker is window-shopping at a Rolls-Royce dealership, and dreamily mentions that she would love to have a car like that. The son of the factory's owner happens to be there and, falling for her, winds up buying the car for her. He doesn't tell her who he is, but he doesn't know that she is one of his father's employees. Complications ensue. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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(British Acoustic)

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1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Henry Butterworth: You lied to that lady!
Anne Fisher: And a good job too.
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Remake of Meseautó (1934) See more »

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I Can Never Look the Other Way
Music by Mischa Spoliansky (as M. Spolianski)
Lyrics by Frank Eyton
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Goodbye to trouble
14 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For the purist pointer-outer, Molly wasn't Vera's sister, she was her friend so it didn't matter what kind of accent either girl had. "Vera", in point of fact, had an accent that was closely matched by her "father" (a man who reminds me of Felix Bressart).

OK, with that aside. This is a lovely fun movie with no pretenses whatsoever. The music is hummable and sticks with you after the film is over. The dialogue is witty and snappy ("Up goes her money, bang goes her reputation.") John Mills has a nice tenor voice and looks as if he is thoroughly enjoying himself. All the cast looks as if they are having fun and couldn't wait to get to the set each day.

The back-projection is no worse than any other picture of the period.

It has high production values. Very nice costumes and makeup.

The thought of the movie brings a smile to my face even as I'm commenting about it.


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