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Having Wonderful Time (1938)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  1 July 1938 (USA)
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Ginger Rogers, a bored New York office girl, goes to a camp in the Catskill Mountains for rest and finds Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

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Chick
Peggy Conklin ...
Fay
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Miriam
Lee Bowman ...
Buzzy
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Henrietta
Dorothea Kent ...
Maxine
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Itchy (as Richard 'Red' Skelton)
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P.U. Rogers
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Emil Beatty
Clarence Wilson ...
Mr. G (as Clarence H. Wilson)
Allan Lane ...
Mac
Grady Sutton ...
Gus
Shimen Ruskin ...
Shrimpo
Dorothy Tree ...
Frances
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Ginger Rogers, an overworked New York office girl, seeks 2 weeks of rest and relaxation at a camp in the Catskills. She is definitely not a happy camper because of the crowded and noisy conditions. She tries her best to fit in and, after an initial dislike, falls for college educated Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., a waiter at the camp. Ginger becomes suspicious of his motives, however, and he becomes alarmed when she spends an innocent night in the cabin of a rival suitor. All ends happily, however, as their love proves true enough and trust triumphs over suspicions. Written by Jim Corrigan

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1 July 1938 (USA)  »

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Having a Wonderful Time  »

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Red Skelton's first film. See more »

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Referenced in The Mad Miss Manton (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

The Band Played Out of Tune
(1938) (uncredited)
Music by Sam H. Stept
Lyrics by Charles Tobias
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not so good
16 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

Dull and uninvolving with scenes that play out too long. The basic premise of a secretary on vacation falling in love with a waiter at the lodge is interesting but is not explored to its full extent; and despite good performances, laughs are far between.


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