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Turnabout (1940)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 17 May 1940 (USA)
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

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Phil Manning
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Sally Willows
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Tim Willows
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Joel Clare
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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
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Dixie Gale
Ray Turner ...
Mose
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Jimmy
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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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17 May 1940 (USA)  »

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Matrimonio al revés  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Margaret Roach, daughter of the film's director and producer, Hal Roach, has a small role as a Southern belle. See more »

Quotes

Phil Manning: [drops his pills in the fishtank]
Miss Gertie Twill: [chidingly] Is that the way you take your medicine?
Phil Manning: That's right, Miss Twill, I feed it to the fish every day for a week, then on Friday I eat the fish!
Miss Gertie Twill: You are not supposed to eat fish with your stomach.
Phil Manning: [sarcastically] Oh, I guess it will be more fun if I ate it with yours.
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Connections

Version of Turnabout (1979) See more »

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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