Seeking US citizenship, a Viennese refugee arranges a marriage of convenience with a struggling writer.

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Edward Ashley ...
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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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31 January 1941 (USA)  »

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Aviomies käteisellä  »

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Trivia

Bill Smith comes up with an idea for his writing called, "Without Love". In 1945, Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn starred in Without Love, about two scientists entering into a loveless marriage. See more »

Goofs

When Bill exits the garage with his new car, the feet of the camera crew can be seen reflected on the car. 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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Referenced in Main Street on the March! (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Come Live With Me
(1599) (uncredited)
Music by J.L. Hatton
Lyrics are from a poem by Christopher Marlowe (1599)
Played during the opening credits
Performed by an unidentified male singer
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wonderful, romantic movie - a must for your collection
11 January 2001 | by (Fort Worth, Texas) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful Jimmy Stewart and Hedy Lamarr movie. Very romantic and sentimental. Jimmy Stewart's grandma in the movie is priceless. A must for your collection - not available to buy; however, sometimes comes on American Movie Classics. I have had a recording of it for years. It's one of my favorites.


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