MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 22,360 this week

It's Love Again (1936)

 |  Comedy, Musical  |  30 May 1936 (USA)
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 104 users  
Reviews: 9 user | 1 critic

Elaine Bradford is a young singer and dancer, looking for her big break. Peter Carlton is a gossip columnist facing a deadline and a blank page. So, Peter invents "Mrs. Smythe-Smythe", a ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 636 titles
created 10 Nov 2011
 
MOD
a list of 38 titles
created 24 Dec 2011
 
a list of 86 titles
created 20 Dec 2012
 
a list of 6727 titles
created 03 Dec 2013
 
a list of 429 titles
created 25 Mar 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "It's Love Again" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: It's Love Again (1936)

It's Love Again (1936) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of It's Love Again.

Videos

1 video »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A businessman's daughter runs away from an arranged marriage, only to find herself penniless and suspected of theft after she becomes the victim of a bag thief in the train. When she ... See full summary »

Director: Albert de Courville
Stars: Jessie Matthews, Owen Nares, Carol Goodner
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A rich but miserly old man taunts his relatives about who will get his money when he dies, and is soon mysteriously murdered. It turns out that he has left his estate to a beautiful young ... See full summary »

Director: John Harlow
Stars: Eliot Makeham, Beatrix Lehmann, John Salew
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

An immigrant Nevada rancher brings a woman from Italy to be his second wife but when he neglects her, she becomes involved with his trusted assistant. Nominated for 3 Academy Awards including Best Actor.

Director: George Cukor
Stars: Anthony Quinn, Anna Magnani, Anthony Franciosa
Sailing Along (1938)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Kay, who works on a Thames River barge, and Steve are secretly in love with each other but do their best to hide it. Kay wants desperately to be a music-hall star and Steve wants to be a ... See full summary »

Director: Sonnie Hale
Stars: Jessie Matthews, Barry MacKay, Jack Whiting
Biography | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The story of Johann Strauss the elder and younger.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Jessie Matthews, Fay Compton
Climbing High (1938)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Wealthy young man (Redgrave) pretends to be poor to be close to a model (Matthews) though he nearly engaged to an aristocrat (Vyner).

Director: Carol Reed
Stars: Jessie Matthews, Michael Redgrave, Noel Madison
Gangway (1937)
Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Newspaper reporter becomes involved with gang of crooks who take her for a tough American gangster.

Director: Sonnie Hale
Stars: Jessie Matthews, Barry MacKay, Nat Pendleton
West 11 (1963)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

This Michael Winner directed film looks into life at Notting Hill, London, then a seedy slum. A down on his luck Joe Beckett (Alfred Lynch) is recruited into crime by Richard Dyce (Eric Portman).

Director: Michael Winner
Stars: Alfred Lynch, Kathleen Breck, Eric Portman
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

It is pouring with rain at one minute to midnight on Friday the thirteenth, and the driver of a London bus is peering through his blurred windscreen as his vehicle sails down an empty road.... See full summary »

Director: Victor Saville
Stars: Jessie Matthews, Sonnie Hale, Muriel Aked
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

An Irishman sets out to become famous as a singer on the radio. Due to a mix up he is instead entered as a contestant on a quiz show. He causes mayhem in the studio and the publicity ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Forde
Stars: Jimmy O'Dea, Betty Driver, Sonnie Hale
Maisie (1939)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Stranded, penniless in a small Wyoming town, Maisie Ravier flirts with Slim, the manager of Clifford Ames' ranch. Disgusted by Maisie's flirtation, Slim orders her to leave town. Maisie ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin L. Marin
Stars: Robert Young, Ann Sothern, Ruth Hussey
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A penniless socialite is hired by two young men as a front in their plan to start a magazine. Soon, however, they find themselves more interested in her than in their publishing venture.

Director: Wesley Ruggles
Stars: Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Robert Young
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
Peter Carlton
Sonnie Hale ...
Freddie Rathbone
Ernest Milton ...
Raymond
Robb Wilton ...
Boys - Butler
...
Mrs. Hopkins
Cyril Wells ...
Gigolo
Warren Jenkins ...
Woolf
David Horne ...
Durland
Athene Seyler ...
Mrs. Durland
Glennis Lorimer ...
Montague's typist
Robert Hale ...
Col. Edgerton
Cyril Raymond ...
Montague
Edit

Storyline

Elaine Bradford is a young singer and dancer, looking for her big break. Peter Carlton is a gossip columnist facing a deadline and a blank page. So, Peter invents "Mrs. Smythe-Smythe", a mysterious Englishwoman who spends her days hunting tigers in India, jumping out of airplanes, and generally driving men mad with her beauty. Since no one in London has ever seen Mrs. Smythe-Smythe, Elaine decides to impersonate the lady, in hopes that the publicity will land her the big break she's been looking for. Written by Dan Navarro <daneldorado@yahoo.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Musical

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 May 1936 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ainda o Amor  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Gaumont British, capitalising on the success of Evergreen (1934), issued double-sided lobby cards advertising further Jessie Matthews vehicles - First a Girl (1935) and "Modern Masquerade" - on the same card, with the latter eventually released as It's Love Again. See more »

Connections

Edited into Heroes of Comedy: Terry-Thomas (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Got To Dance My Way To Heaven
Written by Sam Coslow
Performed by Jessie Matthews
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
light & enjoyable musical
13 July 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I've seen a few Jessie Matthews' musicals on late-night TV & they are all enjoyable. I regard her as an underrated talent from her era as I hadn't heard of her until the last few years. She has an effervescence & innocence about her that is ideally suited to such light & breezy productions & her almost accidental forays into fame & fortune.

"It's Love Again" is my personal favourite as the songs in it are mostly very appealing. It also gains from having a youthful Robert Young as a leading man & the settings for the musical numbers are impressive. This is much better than a typical time-filler of a late-night movie!


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Shooting Contest Sequence SteveSwayne
Discuss It's Love Again (1936) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?