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Four's a Crowd (1938)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 3 September 1938 (USA)
Robert will do anything to get the big account that has eluded him. His public relations business makes public angels of rich scoundrels. Jean needs someone to save the paper and she wants ... See full summary »

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Lorri Dillingwell
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Jean Christy
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Patterson Buckley
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John P. Dillingwell
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Jenkins
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Bingham
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Preston
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Barber
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Amy
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Butler Pierce
Joe Cunningham ...
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Buckley's Secretary (scenes deleted)
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Lansford's 1st Secretary
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Lansford's 2nd Secretary
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Robert will do anything to get the big account that has eluded him. His public relations business makes public angels of rich scoundrels. Jean needs someone to save the paper and she wants Robert. When he finds out that Pat is dating Lorri, John Dillingwell's granddaughter, he gets involved. Robert begins to make John the most hated man and Lorri blames Pat, the publisher. He then goes to John for a job to erase all the bad publicity that he has gotten from the paper. This works until Pat tells John that Robert was behind the smear campaign. But John decides that he does need some good publicity and hires Robert to provide it... Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Two's company, three's a triangle but "Four's a Crowd!"

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Comedy | Romance

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The fourth of nine movies made together by Warner Brothers' romantic couple Olivia de Havilland and Errol Flynn. See more »

Goofs

The microphone is briefly visible, reflected in the window just before Jean sits for her shoe-shine. See more »

Quotes

Robert Kensington 'Bob' Lansford: What are you crying for, darling?
Lorri Dillingwell: [crying] I'm not crying.
Robert Kensington 'Bob' Lansford: Aren't you happy?
Lorri Dillingwell: [sobbing desolately] Yes, I'm happy.
Robert Kensington 'Bob' Lansford: Wish you'd stop sniveling, then.
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Featured in Breakdowns of 1938 (1938) See more »

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Bridal Chorus
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From "Lohengrin"
Music by Richard Wagner
Played on an organ by Renie Riano at the wedding
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It will make you smile
1 December 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie will appeal to baby boomers and those who like to smile at good acting with a slightly funny plot. For those of us who watch a lot of movies, you will see that this flick has a lot of famous people in the cast. You may not recognize the names, but you will the voices. Actors and actresses of this caliper fully embrace their role. It is a good movie to watch late at night or on a rainy afternoon. Errol Flynn is not in his typical swashbuckling role, but plays the here nonetheless. Both Olivia de Haviland and Rosalind Russell are both leading ladies in this film (unusual). Get your popcorn ready and share around. Smile, and enjoy the movie. It will keep you in a good mood for the day or provide good thoughts to go to sleep to.


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