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Carefree (1938)

Passed  -  Comedy | Musical | Romance  -  2 September 1938 (USA)
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Dr. Tony Flagg's friend, Steven, has problems in the relationship with his fiancee, Amanda, so he persuades her to visit Dr. Flagg. After some minor misunderstandings, she falls in love ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Tony Flagg
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Amanda Cooper
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Stephen Arden
Luella Gear ...
Aunt Cora
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Clarence Kolb ...
Judge Travers
Franklin Pangborn ...
Roland Hunter
Walter Kingsford ...
Dr. Powers
Kay Sutton ...
Miss Adams
The Robert Mitchell Boy Choir ...
(as Robert B. Mitchell and his St. Brendan's Boys)
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Dr. Tony Flagg's friend, Steven, has problems in the relationship with his fiancee, Amanda, so he persuades her to visit Dr. Flagg. After some minor misunderstandings, she falls in love with Dr. Flagg. When he tries to use hypnosis to strengthen her feelings for Steven, things get complicated. Written by <lora5588@hotmail.com>

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2 September 1938 (USA)  »

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$1,253,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Of the ten Astaire-Rogers match-ups, this picture contains the least musical sequences - just four. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the first brief dance at the dinner party, the music slows to a conclusion, but the conductor continues to move his arms as though the music is still playing. See more »

Quotes

Amanda Cooper: Aunt Cora, were you ever anxious to dance with a man you dreamed you danced with?
Aunt Cora: [smiling] Don't be silly, I never dream about dancing.
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Crazy Credits

During opening credits, a pair of hands writes the names, pauses, wipes them out, and writes the next set of names several times. See more »

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Referenced in The Saint in New York (1938) See more »

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Carefree
(1938) (uncredited)
Music by Irving Berlin
Danced by Fred Astaire
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Underrated Classic
8 June 2001 | by (Charlotte, NC USA) – See all my reviews

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers star in this delightful romantic musical comedy with a twist on the usual Fred and Ginger plot. Though odd and short in the musical number department, this teasing romantic romp features some of their best dancing and good humor to boot. Ginger Rogers is nothing short of stunning in this picture and Mr. Astaire's feet never touch the ground. Definitely their most underrated film.


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