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Here Comes Cookie (1935)

Approved | | Comedy, Music | 10 September 1935 (USA)
Alarmed that his younger daughter is about to marry a gold-digger, a millionaire turns over the fortune to her ditsy older sister for safe-keeping to his ultimate regret. protection.

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(as Norman McLeod)

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Cast

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Phyllis Allen
Andrew Tombes ...
Botts
Rafael Storm ...
Ramon del Ramos
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Broken-Nose Reilly
Lee Kohlmar ...
Mr. Dingledorp
Milla Davenport ...
Mrs. Dingledorp
Harry Holman ...
Stuffy
Frank Darien ...
Clyde
Jack Powell ...
Drummer
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Thompson
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Big Boy (as 'Big Boy' Williams)
Nick Moro ...
Specialty Act (as Moro and Yaconelli)
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Storyline

Millionaire Harrison Allen is concerned that his daughter Phyllis is dating a gold-digger, so, to test the man's loyalty, he signs away his entire fortune to his other daughter Gracie. Under the impression that her father wants the family to be as poor as possible, Gracie turns the family's mansion into a home for unemployed actors where she provides them room and board at no charge. Unfortunately, Mr. Allen was correct in his assumptions about Phyllis's boyfriend Ramon, and once the fellow learns that Gracie is the one with all the cash, he sets about trying to woo her into marriage. Written by Talia

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Genres:

Comedy | Music

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Approved | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

10 September 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Pobre Milionária  »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Apparently Gracie Allen is nicknamed Cookie, but she is almost always referred to as Gracie. See more »

Goofs

Betty Furness and George Barbier go from not holding hands to holding them in a single cut. See more »

Quotes

Gracie Allen: [Entering her bedroom] Good morning, Miss Gracie. Your coffee.
Botts: [to Botts] Oh, I really shouldn't drink coffee in the morning. It keeps me awake all day.
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Soundtracks

Home on the Range
(1873) (uncredited)
Music by Daniel E. Kelley
Lyrics by Brewster M. Higley
Heard when show people are in the apartment
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A Historical Treasure
7 January 2004 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

The plot is thin but the casting is stuffed with major faces from the heydey of Vaudeville. For most of these performers, uncredited as they were, this is the only recording of parts of their act. Enjoy the silliness and pretend you're at Minsky's.


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