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Director:
Writers:
Leon Gordon (original story) and
Maurine Dallas Watkins (original story) ...
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Release Date:
9 August 1940 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
It's one, long, loud l-a-u-g-h!
Plot:
Boring businessman Larry Wilson recovers from amnesia and discovers he's really a con man...and loves his soon-to-be-ex wife. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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NewsDesk:
(2 articles)
Curio: Myrna Loy, Cover Girl
 (From FilmExperience. 2 August 2011, 4:11 AM, PDT)

Pitch of the Day: 'I Love You Again' (Remake)
 (From Cinematical. 11 February 2010, 5:15 PM, PST)

User Reviews:
Amnesia theme brightens amusing comedy... See more (21 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

William Powell ... Larry Wilson aka George Carey

Myrna Loy ... Kay Wilson
Frank McHugh ... 'Doc' Ryan

Edmund Lowe ... Duke Sheldon
Donald Douglas ... Herbert

Nella Walker ... Kay's Mother

Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer ... Harkspur Jr.
Pierre Watkin ... Mr. Sims
Paul Stanton ... Mr. Littlejohn Sr.
Morgan Wallace ... Mr. Belenson
Charles Arnt ... Billings
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hooper Atchley ... Man Greeting Wilson Saying 'Look Chief' (uncredited)

Raymond Bailey ... First Man Greeting Wilson in Pottery Office (uncredited)

Barbara Bedford ... Miss Stingecombe - Larry's Secretary (uncredited)
Joseph E. Bernard ... Watchman (uncredited)
Gladys Blake ... Salesgirl (uncredited)

Robert Blake ... Edward Littlejohn Jr. (uncredited)
Harlan Briggs ... Mayor Carver (uncredited)
Richard Clucas ... Little Boy (uncredited)
Hal Cooke ... Man Greeting Wilson in Pottery Office (uncredited)
Nell Craig ... Kay's Maid (uncredited)
Mary Currier ... Mrs. Gordon (uncredited)
Jack Daley ... Band Leader (uncredited)
Dix Davis ... Cpl. Belenson (uncredited)
John Dilson ... Worker 'Trying It in Tile and Clay' (uncredited)
Edward Earle ... Mr. Watkins - Man in Bar on Ship (uncredited)
Dick Elliott ... Range Leader (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Woman in Lingerie Department (uncredited)
Charles Halton ... Mr. Leonard Harkspur Sr. (uncredited)
Harry Hayden ... Mr. Wayne - Man in Bar on Ship (uncredited)
Edward Hearn ... Observer of Man Overboard (uncredited)
Arthur Hoyt ... Mr. Hines - Floorwalker (uncredited)
Hazel Keener ... Mrs. Lederer (uncredited)
Harry Lash ... Shop Steward (uncredited)
Mitchell Lewis ... Sailor Yelling 'Man Overboard' (uncredited)
George Lloyd ... Joe - Police Sergeant (uncredited)
George Lollier ... Police Photographer (uncredited)
Leni Lynn ... Maurine (uncredited)
Howard M. Mitchell ... Ranger Leader (uncredited)
Jack Mulhall ... Worker Saying 'Seventy Hours . . .' (uncredited)
Bea Nigro ... Mrs. Kurnitz (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Paul Parry ... Man Greeting Wilson in Pottery Office (uncredited)
Sally Payne ... Salesgirl (uncredited)
Jason Robards Sr. ... Worker with Hendrickson Account (uncredited)
Claire Rochelle ... Salesgirl Selling Lingerie (uncredited)
Warren Rock ... Man Greeting Wilson in Pottery Office (uncredited)
Harry Strang ... Cab Driver (uncredited)
William Tannen ... Hotel Clerk (uncredited)

Ray Teal ... Watchman (uncredited)
Ted Thompson ... Man Greeting Wilson in Pottery Office (uncredited)
Charles Wagenheim ... Malavinksy - Fingerprint Man (uncredited)
Eric Wilton ... Headwaiter (uncredited)

Directed by
W.S. Van Dyke  (as W.S. Van Dyke II)
 
Writing credits
Leon Gordon (original story) and
Maurine Dallas Watkins (original story) (as Maurine Watkins)

Octavus Roy Cohen (based on the novel by)

Charles Lederer (screen play) &
George Oppenheimer (screen play) and
Harry Kurnitz (screen play)

Produced by
Lawrence Weingarten .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Franz Waxman (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Oliver T. Marsh (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Gene Ruggiero (film editor)
 
Art Direction by
Cedric Gibbons 
 
Set Decoration by
Edwin B. Willis (set decorations)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hugh Boswell .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Daniel B. Cathcart .... associate art director
 
Sound Department
Douglas Shearer .... recording director
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dolly Tree .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Franz Waxman .... musical director
George Bassman .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Ruby Ray .... imitator: bird calls (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
99 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Certification:
Finland:S | Sweden:Btl | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:Approved (PCA #6390) | USA:TV-G (TV rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 29, 1948 with William Powell reprising his film role.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Larry Wilson first returns to Habersville by train and pulls into the station, a sign in the background is reversed indicating the film was reversed.See more »
Quotes:
George Carey:The air smells different in Habersville!
Kay Wilson:That's the glue factory.
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Soundtrack:
Auld Lang SyneSee more »

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14 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Amnesia theme brightens amusing comedy..., 20 October 2003
Author: Neil Doyle from U.S.A.

Seems to me that in the course of his career, WILLIAM POWELL has been in many a movie as an amnesia victim--but here, it's strictly for laughs. He and Myrna Loy (at her most attractive) are paired again as a romantic couple with their usual share of misunderstandings and shenanigans. It has the flavor of a Nick and Nora flick--without Astor.

The story is a series of misunderstandings and comic situations all set up by the fact that Powell is struggling to remember who he was--and meanwhile rediscovers his wife and loves her very much even though she is threatening to leave him. None of it makes much sense and all of it is played strictly for laughs and romantic charm.

Working with very thin material, Loy and Powell do it again. Proof that their box-office chemistry was no fluke. If you enjoy this one, try LOVE CRAZY with an even crazier approach to the amnesia angle and even more amusing.

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