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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.


(as Norman McLeod)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Phyllis Allen
Andrew Tombes ...
Rafael Storm ...
Ramon del Ramos
James Burke ...
Broken-Nose Reilly
Lee Kohlmar ...
Mr. Dingledorp
Milla Davenport ...
Mrs. Dingledorp
Harry Holman ...
Frank Darien ...
Jack Powell ...
Big Boy (as 'Big Boy' Williams)
Nick Moro ...
Specialty Act (as Moro and Yaconelli)


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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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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Did You Know?


Unofficial sequel to Many Happy Returns (1934). See more »


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


George Burns: I just lost my mind.
Gracie Allen: What a shame. Where did you have it last?
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Lookie Lookie Lookie Here Comes Cookie
Music by Harry Revel
Played over opening and closing credits
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a pleasant and occasionally very amusing Gracie Allen movie
3 October 2000 | by (elgin, illinois) – See all my reviews

The plot is thin, the premise even thinner. However, Grace Allen is her usual ebullient self, somehow even in her "dimwittedness" suggesting that some shrewd insights lie beneath the surface, and that everyone else is only a fall guy. The scenes with father and sister are sometimes extremely amusing, but the primary distinctive feature of the film is that it gives the viewer the opportunity to see many of the old vaudeville acts in their pristine form, as Gracie the heiress opens her home to the out of work performers. Probably these were performers who appeared in vaudeville with Burns and Allen themselves.

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