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My Bill (1938)

Approved  |   |  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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9 July 1938 (USA)  »

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Billy kunnostautuu  »

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 3, 1941 with Kay Francis (reprising her film role),Warren William and Dix Davis. See more »

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Version of Courage (1930) See more »

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Wiegenlied, Op. 49, No. 4
(1868) (uncredited)
aka "Brahms' Lullaby"
Music by Johannes Brahms
Played on piano by Dickie Moore
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Sappy but sweet
12 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The very best thing about this movie was Dickie Moore. He was a little tour de force. He was one of those child actors who could not only act but was a commanding presence on screen. The writing was hideous and the acting of the other three children were bland at best, but it was REALLY nice when Aunt Caroline really "got her's." I personally loved the banker. I thought he was sweet but had a kick to him when he finally decided enough was enough.

I enjoyed Kay Francis and thought she did a good job with a really badly written character. If you watch this film, watch it for Dickie Moore. He is one of the very best child actors of all time.


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