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Million Dollar Baby (1941)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  31 May 1941 (USA)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Pamela McAllister
Jeffrey Lynn ...
James Amory
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Peter Rowan
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Cornelia Wheelwright
Lee Patrick ...
Josie La Rue
Helen Westley ...
Mrs. Galloway
George Barbier ...
Marlin
Nan Wynn ...
Flo
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Dr. Patterson
Walter Catlett ...
Mr. Simpson
Fay Helm ...
Mrs. Grayson
Richard Carle ...
George
John Ridgely ...
Ollie Ward
Maris Wrixon ...
Diana Bennet
James Burke ...
Callahan
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Pamela is just your average working class girl trying to make ends meet and maintain a positive outlook on life... See full synopsis »

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Comedy | Romance

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Release Date:

31 May 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Garota dos Milhões  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

May Robson (about 82 in this film) was in fact over a decade older than Richard Carle (about 69), who plays George, the butler who grew up with Cornelia Wheelwright's (Robson's) father. See more »

Quotes

Cornelia Wheelwright aka Miss White: You know something, Mr Amory? I just discovered America. Imagine that, at my age.
James 'Jim': You discovered what?
Cornelia Wheelwright aka Miss White: America! What it's all about. Where else could it happen that a couple of youngsters like that would refuse to take money simply because they hadn't earned it? Where they don't want to live on Easy Street unless they build their own home? Ah, there they go, bless their hearts. You know, it's youngsters like that that make you have faith in the future.
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Soundtracks

I Found a Million Dollar Baby (in a Five and Ten Cent Store)
(1931) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Billy Rose and Mort Dixon
Played by the studio orchestra and sung by an off screen chorus during the
opening and end credits
Variations played often in the score
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Amusing but forgettable period comedy
8 January 2001 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Ronald Reagan is actually marvelous as ne'er-do-well boyfriend. Jeffrey Lynn is quite handsome as his rival for Priscilla Lane's attentions. Priscilla, an underrated actress in serious dramas and light comedies alike, does a very professional turn on an airy, yet pleasing, script. Worth a watch. 6/10


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