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We Who Are Young (1940)

Passed  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  19 July 1940 (USA)
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Two young office workers working at the same large firm secretly marry and defy their employer's policy against coworker fraternization. When the marriage is discovered, Margy (Turner) is ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Margy Brooks
John Shelton ...
William Brooks
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C.B. Beamis
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Jones
Henry Armetta ...
Tony
Jonathan Hale ...
Braddock
Clarence Wilson ...
R. Glassford
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Judge
Hal K. Dawson ...
Salesman
John Butler ...
Mr. Peabody
Irene Seidner ...
Mrs. Weinstock
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Perkins
Horace McMahon ...
Foreman (as Horace MacMahon)
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Sam Ash ...
Clerk (scenes deleted)
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Two young office workers working at the same large firm secretly marry and defy their employer's policy against coworker fraternization. When the marriage is discovered, Margy (Turner) is fired. This causes the newlyweds to face serious financial struggles and Bill (Shelton) pursues desperate, perhaps even illegal, measures to make ends meet when the couple learn they are expecting their first baby!

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Sidewalks of New York
(1894) (uncredited)
Music by Charles Lawlor
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Sweet Movie
5 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you don't like classics in general and are not sentimental, then don't watch. However, I think this movies' appeal is to those that enjoy watching a simple little sentimental 40's period movie without references to gangsters, WWII, and want to be a bit soapy. Turner and Shelton were both very young and good looking. Shelton's performance was good for that particular part- I don't think there was anything wrong with it. It is unfair to compare him to Turner, since she went on to become one of Hollywood's greatest actors/actresses. The predicament Shelton's character was in ...would make many a man result to tears and theatrics, even today.


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