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When You're in Love (1937)

Approved  |   |  Romance, Musical, Comedy  |  12 February 1937 (USA)
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Artist Jimmy Hudson (Cary Grant) is stuck in Mexico unable to pay his hotel bill. Meanwhile, Louise Fuller (Grace Moore) opera singer is stuck in the same town unable to return to the US ... See full summary »

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Louise Fuller
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Aline MacMahon ...
Marianne Woods
Henry Stephenson ...
Walter Mitchell
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Catherine Doucet ...
Jane Summers
Luis Alberni ...
Luis Perugini
Gerald Oliver Smith ...
Gerald Meeker
Emma Dunn ...
Mrs. Hamilton
George C. Pearce ...
Mr. Hamilton
Frank Puglia ...
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Artist Jimmy Hudson (Cary Grant) is stuck in Mexico unable to pay his hotel bill. Meanwhile, Louise Fuller (Grace Moore) opera singer is stuck in the same town unable to return to the US due to visa problems. The solution, Hudson agrees to marry Fuller, in return for which she pays him $2,000, which allows her to return to New York to resume her opera career. Hudson and Fuller continue to meet and trade barbs, but it clear they are falling for each other. A highlight is when Fuller joins a 5 piece band to sing "Minnie the Moocher", the Cab Calloway signature number. True love appears to be thwarted by Fuller's career obligations and divorce papers are exchanged. But in the end love is triumphant! Written by Ellis Horowitz

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Louise Brooks was originally cast in a supporting role. But after several spats with Columbia Pictures chief Harry Cohn, she was abruptly fired and most of her scenes deleted. Brooks can be glimpsed (uncredited) doing a specialty turn as a ballet dancer in one of the musical numbers. See more »

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Minnie the Moocher
Music by Cab Calloway
Lyrics by Irving Mills and Clarence Gaskill
Arranged by Al Siegel
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Grant, Moore and McMahon are funny!
25 July 2005 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Another light hearted romp from the 30's. Who doesn't like Cary Grant? This is an early glimpse into the comedic side of the Cary Grant we loved in so many films he made afterward. Miss Moore lights up the screen with her singing. Grace Moore was an opera star from the Met that found her way into film. She was nominated for Best Actress for her 1934 film "One Night of Love". Here an Australian opera singer needs to get to America but cannot get over the border and agrees to a plan. This movie has quite a bit of charm. I love the scenes of Mexico. One song in particular is a bit overdone but, all in all this is a nice romantic film. It may not be Shakespeare but it's a lot of fun.


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