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My Bill (1938)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  9 July 1938 (USA)
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Francis is the mother of four kids, three of whom are ungrateful to their widowed mom and move in with their wealthy aunt. Only Moore remains faithful to his mother. He befriends a wealthy ... See full summary »

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Francis is the mother of four kids, three of whom are ungrateful to their widowed mom and move in with their wealthy aunt. Only Moore remains faithful to his mother. He befriends a wealthy neighbor, and when she passes away, they discover she has left her entire fortune to Moore. Written by Anonymous

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IT'S GREAT because it's Human!

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9 July 1938 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Billy kunnostautuu  »

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Trivia

The play opened in New York City, New York on 8 October 1928 and ran for 280 performances. See more »

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Version of Courage (1930) See more »

Soundtracks

Wiegenlied, Op. 49, No. 4
(1868) (uncredited)
aka "Brahms' Lullaby"
Music by Johannes Brahms
Played on piano by Dickie Moore
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A New Kay Francis Fan
1 June 2001 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

I was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked this movie. I hadn't intended on watching it but the TV was on while I was surfing the Internet and I found myself paying more attention to the movie instead of the computer.

Dickie Moore (qv) and the lovely Kay Francis (qv) make a pretty tough mother-son duo. They need to be tough when it comes to dealing with the other members of their family.

At a little over an hour in length, My Bill is easily worth you time. Heck, it's better than most hour long TV shows, and if you catch it on one of the classic movie channels you won't have to sit through any commercials!

I was unfamiliar with Kay Francis' work before My Bill but it didn't take long for me to become a fan. And for what it's worth, I love her speaking voice!


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