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It All Came True (1940)

Approved | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 6 April 1940 (USA)
After crooked nightclub owner Chips Maguire murders a police informant, he blackmails his piano player to allow him to stay at his eccentric mother's boarding house.

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Tommy Taylor
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Grasselli / Chips Maguire
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Miss Flint
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Maggie Ryan
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Mrs. Taylor
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Mr. Roberts
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Rene Salmon
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The Great Boldini
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Henri Pepi de Bordeaux
Brandon Tynan ...
Mr. Van Diver
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Mr. Prendergast (as Howard Hickman)
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Monks (as Herbert Vigran)
Tommy Reilly
The Elderbloom Chorus
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Nightclub entertainer Sarah Ryan and songwriter Tommy Taylor move in to the boardinghouse run by their mothers Maggie and Norah. Tommy brings along Mr. Grasselli, a "nervous wreck" who keeps to himself.. Sarah recognizes him as the gangster Chips Maguire. He killed a cop with Tommy's gun, so Tommy must now protect him. Grasselli winds up turning the boarding house into a money-making nightclub. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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The girl who gave the world a new word now shows what it really means, See more »


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6 April 1940 (USA)  »

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Um Sonho para Dois  »

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1.37 : 1
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Musical director Leo Forbstein was also musical director for the Looney Tunes cartoons, used the same tunes and the Warners studio orchestra for movie and cartoon work. See more »

Quotes

Grasselli aka Chips Maguire: [to himself] How I hate mudders! Silver threads among the...
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Put On Your Old Grey Bonnet
(1909) (uncredited)
Music by Percy Wenrich
Lyrics by Stanley Murphy
Sung by Ann Sheridan, chorus and audience at the Roaring 90's Club
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Another side of Bogart
21 December 2003 | by (Clifton, NJ) – See all my reviews

The film has the feel of 1930s Broadway. Anyone who wants to see a glimpse of what Bogart must have been like on the stage should see this film. This is Bogart playing the gangster with a heart of gold. It's great fun and the supporting cast is quite entertaining in a You Can't Take It With You sort of way.


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