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Remember? (1939)

Passed  -  Comedy | Romance  -  19 December 1939 (USA)
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Sky and Linda meet on vacation and become engaged. When Sky introduces Linda to his best friend, Jeff, Linda and Jeff fall in love and marry. But Jeff's work puts a strain on the marriage ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Jeff Holland
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Linda Bronson
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Sky Ames
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Mrs. Bronson
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Mr. Bronson
George Barbier ...
Mr. McIntyre
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Judge Milliken
Richard Carle ...
Mr. Piper
Laura Hope Crews ...
Mrs. Carruthers
Sara Haden ...
Miss Wilson
Sig Ruman ...
Dr. Schmidt (as Sig Rumann)
Armand Kaliz ...
Marcel
Halliwell Hobbes ...
Butler Williams
Paul Hurst ...
Policeman
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Norman Ainsley ...
Boat Steward (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

Sky and Linda meet on vacation and become engaged. When Sky introduces Linda to his best friend, Jeff, Linda and Jeff fall in love and marry. But Jeff's work puts a strain on the marriage and a divorce is planned. Sky uses an experimental memory loss drug to make Linda and Jeff forget their rough times (and the fact that they were married) and they fall in love all over again. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Comedy | Romance

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19 December 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Minns du?  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Trivia

MGM studio chief Louis B. Mayer quickly rushed this movie into production to cash in on the popularity of the newly discovered Greer Garson, who had just triumphed in Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1939). But despite it's title, the movie was all but forgotten and was a box office dud. See more »

Quotes

Sky Ames: We call him the man with the rainbow eyes.
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Connections

Referenced in From the Ends of the Earth (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Auld Lang Syne
(1788) (uncredited)
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Played by a band at the pier
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A spotless mind is intuitive
28 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Fairly mundane, but foreshadows "sunshine of the spotless mind" fifty years ahead. Acting is charming. Script amusing if labored. I did find myself chuckling from time to time. Any attempt at building a real story usurped by "Thin man style" drunk acts of principals. Billie Burke is a highlight and the plot device of the erased memories is fun. The directing seems to be the problem here as the movie never reaches a strong comedic pace necessary for the screwball underpinnings. Lots of fun moments that don't add up to any kind of structural pay-off, not a bad movie just fails to be a great one. if you like screwball the elements are here. If you have seen the great ones here is one to understand what makes the others great. Maybe Charlie Kauffman stuck this baby in his subconscious for the gimmick idea of memory loss through which kismet repeats its destiny. Lew Ayres seems like an earlier version of Jack Lemmon.


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