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Come Live with Me (1941)

Passed  -  Comedy | Romance  -  31 January 1941 (USA)
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Seeking US citizenship, a Viennese refugee arranges a marriage of convenience with a struggling writer.

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Cast

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Bill Smith
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Johnny Jones
Ian Hunter ...
Barton Kendrick
Verree Teasdale ...
Diana Kendrick
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Joe Darsie
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Barney Grogan
Edward Ashley ...
Arnold Stafford
Ann Codee ...
Yvonne
King Baggot ...
Doorman
Adeline De Walt Reynolds ...
Grandma (as Adeline de Walt Reynolds)
Frank Orth ...
Jerry
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Waiter
Horace McMahon ...
Taxi Driver (as Horace MacMahon)
Greta Meyer ...
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Storyline

Illegal immigrant and showgirl Johnny Jones is due to be deported from the USA, her only hope is to get married, but her rich publisher boyfriend Barton Kendrick is already married! She meets down-on-his-luck author, Bill Smith, and proposes a marriage of convenience in order to remain in the country, but Bill has more ambitious ideas. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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Comedy | Romance

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31 January 1941 (USA)  »

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Come Live with Me  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on August 2, 1943 with Hedy Lamarr reprising her film role. See more »

Goofs

When Johnny first visits Bill's apartment, the hanging light above his typewriter appears on or off (inconsistently) in various shots. See more »

Quotes

Barton Kendrick: Well what are we going to do?
Johnny Jones: We are going to take what's left to us. Why we haven't even a minute to waste on being sad. Come on. Let's hurry.
Barton Kendrick: Well where should we go?
Johnny Jones: Oh I don't care. Just so there are people and music and we can be gay.
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Connections

Referenced in The Great American Mug (1945) See more »

Soundtracks

Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny Oh! (1917)
Music by A. Olman
Words by Ed Rose
Played as background music in Ye Indian Inne
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Very sweet movie
15 January 2004 | by (San Diego, CA) – See all my reviews

I was very lucky to caught this movie on TCM and I was really entertained by it very much because it's my favorite actor, James Stewart, is in it. I've never had seen Hedy Lamarr in movie before but she is so beautiful as Johnny. They are wonderful as mismatched couple that they got married in first place, in order to keep Hedy from being deported. It's probably my favorite romantic comedy. Go check this out if you get the chance.


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