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My Love Came Back (1940)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Music  |  13 July 1940 (USA)
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Amelia is a gifted violinist who is in danger of quitting the Brissac Academy of Music. Julius arranges to have a scholarship given to her through his employee Tony so that Julius can ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Jeffrey Lynn ...
Tony Baldwin
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Dusty Rhodes
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Joy O'Keefe
Charles Winninger ...
Julius Malette
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Mrs. Malette
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Dr. Kobbe
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Paul Malette (as William Orr)
Ann Gillis ...
Valerie Malette
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Geza Peyer
Charles Trowbridge ...
Dr. Downey
Mabel Taliaferro ...
Dowager
William B. Davidson ...
Agent (as William Davidson)
Nanette Vallon ...
Sophie
Sidney Bracey ...
Butler (as Sidney Bracy)
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Amelia is a gifted violinist who is in danger of quitting the Brissac Academy of Music. Julius arranges to have a scholarship given to her through his employee Tony so that Julius can escort Amelia to every musical event in the city. The trouble begins when he cannot meet her one night and Tony goes in his place. Tony believes that Julius and Amelia are a couple and then son Paul thinks that Tony and Amelia are a couple as he is sending her the money. The worst part is that Amelia might leave classical music for swing music with classmates Dusty, Joy and the band. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Although Jane Wyman had no trouble faking the fingering of a dummy violin, Olivia de Havilland had to have someone do it for her. In all her close-ups, the arm doing the fingering belonged to a professional hidden from view, or the fingers were hidden from view. She controlled only the bow. See more »

Quotes

Anthony 'Tony' Baldwin: Amelia, you said if I came to you on my knees.
[Kneels]
Anthony 'Tony' Baldwin: I want to kiss you. Won't you let me get up off my knees?
Amelia Cornell: I guess you'll have to because I'll be darned if get down on mine.
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Crazy Credits

Franz Liszt was credited orally by Jane Wyman during the film. See more »

Connections

Remake of Episode (1935) See more »

Soundtracks

Ein Herz, ein Sinn (One Heart, One Mind), Op. 323
(1868) (uncredited)
Music by Johann Strauß
Played at the Beaux Arts Ballroom
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A sweet, blithe romantic comedy unlike any other!
5 August 2002 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

"My Love Came Back" is the inappropriate title for this sweet, blithe romantic comedy that was unlike anything Olivia de Havilland ever did. Olivia de Havilland winningly displays fine comedy talent and really makes the movie shine beyond what was apparently a programmer film, although she is ably assisted by Jeffrey Lynn and S. Z. Sakall (beginning his most famous period, as a Warner Brothers supporting player). Eddie Albert and Jane Wyman make for believable foils for de Havilland and make an ingratiating, warm comedy team. A film beautiful to watch for its shimmering black and white cinematography, breezy yet warm score, and, once again, the radiant comedic performance of Olivia de Havilland to carry the picture.


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