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A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob (1941)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 14 March 1941 (USA)
Steve is a shy quiet man who is an executive for a shipping firm. He meets Dot at the Opera where she had his seats and the next day she shows up as his temporary secretary. Then Coffee Cup... See full summary »

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Steve is a shy quiet man who is an executive for a shipping firm. He meets Dot at the Opera where she had his seats and the next day she shows up as his temporary secretary. Then Coffee Cup comes to town to see Dot, his gal. When Steven is with Cecilia, everything is boring. When he is with Dot and Coffee Cup, everything is exciting and he falls for Dot. But Coffee is getting out of the Navy in a few days and he plans to marry Dot. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Anchors Aweigh FOR A GOB AND THE SEASON'S MOST HILARIOUS GAGS! (original ad - mostly caps) See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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14 March 1941 (USA)  »

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Three Girls and a Gob  »

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Trivia

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 9, 1944 with Lucille Ball and George Murphy reprising their film roles. See more »

Goofs

When Pop and Pigeon are playing checkers, Pop is winning. Pigeon gets upset and slaps the board, causing it to fold up. In the next shot of the table, the board is lying flat, and the next it's folded up again. See more »

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Referenced in Lucy & Desi: Before the Laughter (1991) See more »

Soundtracks

Three Little Words
(1930) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Ruby
Lyrics by Bert Kalmar
Played at the Dance Hall
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Just a lot of fun!
20 August 2003 | by (working in Movieland) – See all my reviews

I wanted to see this film because my grandfather acted in it. His name is James Spencer. His south sea island scenes were cut out in the final release of this film. I still found this film to be a great treat and a lot of fun. It was a great example of the screw-ball comedies of the time before WW2. This should be seen on cable tv. Great chemistry between all the actors here.


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