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Come Live with Me (1941)

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

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Barton Kendrick
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Diana Kendrick
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Joe Darsie
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Arnold Stafford
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Yvonne
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Doorman
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Grandma (as Adeline de Walt Reynolds)
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Jerry
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Waiter
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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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Comedy | Romance

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31 January 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aviomies käteisellä  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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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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Connections

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

Soundtracks

Long, Long Ago
(1883) (uncredited)
Music and Lyrics by Thomas Haynes Bayly
Played as background music at grandma's house
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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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