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Say It in French (1938)

Approved | | Comedy | 25 November 1938 (USA)
In this farcical comedy, a couple with money woes arrange a financially motivated marriage between their golf-pro son and a wealthy heiress. Little do they know, their son has already been wed while playing a tournament in France.

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Richard Carrington, Jr.
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Julie
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Auriol Marsden
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Mrs. Carrington
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Phyllis Carrington
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Richard Carrington Sr.
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Hopkins
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Howland
Erik Rhodes ...
Irving
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Lord Westover
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Daisy
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Dr. Van Gulden
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Boy with Lollipop
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In this farcical comedy, a couple with money woes arrange a financially motivated marriage between their golf-pro son and a wealthy heiress. Little do they know, their son has already been wed while playing a tournament in France.

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Diga-me em Francês  »

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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Fun, frothy 30's comedy
20 September 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a delightful 30's comedy with Ray Milland and Olympe Bradna as a secretly married couple who cannot reveal their marriage (which happened abroad) and try to thwart his marriage to a rich heiress to save his family from bankruptcy. The family is the typical daffy characters: arrogant dad, befuddled mom, spoiled sister and various servants who have plenty of one liners. The charming part is seeing Olympe Bradna pretending to be their maid and getting to know the family and win over their hearts as she shields from them the truth of their marriage. Enjoyable thirties comedy that is worth a look and can be found online


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