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Turnabout (1940)

Not Rated  |   |  Comedy  |  17 May 1940 (USA)
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Bickering husband and wife Tim and Sally Willows mutter a few angry words to a statue of Buddha and wind up living each other's life.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Phil Manning
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Sally Willows
John Hubbard ...
Tim Willows
William Gargan ...
Joel Clare
Verree Teasdale ...
Laura Bannister
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Marion Manning
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Henry
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Irene Clare
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Miss Edwards
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Mr. Pingboom
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Nora
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Julian Marlowe
Margaret Roach ...
Dixie Gale
Ray Turner ...
Mose
Norman Budd ...
Jimmy
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Storyline

Bickering husband and wife Tim and Sally Willows mutter a few angry words to a statue of Buddha and wind up living each other's life.

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Comedy

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17 May 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Matrimonio al revés  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Polly Ann Young, who plays Miss Twill is the older sister of film star Loretta Young. See more »

Quotes

Henry: I'm very, very nervous about the whole thing. She wants to climb that flagpole and put up this aerial.
Marie: And she wants us to help?
Henry: Yes, and I really think she ought to have a net under her.
Nora: She ought to have a net *over* her if you ask me.
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Soundtracks

Margie
(1920) (uncredited)
Music by Con Conrad and J. Russel Robinson
Lyrics by Benny Davis
Sung by a chorus on radio with modified lyrics
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This film is daft as a brush and great fun
29 July 2002 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Goodness knows whats happening in Rocky River Idaho... They must have had a humour extraction... Probably something in the water... This film is a howl... How it hasn't been rediscovered is amazing... United Artists apparently have the rights... Get it out on DVD guys... THIS IS A CAMP CLASSIC... Having all the good and bad points that a film that falls into that catagory needs... Now carefull what you wish if you have bedroom statuary


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