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Tom Dick and Harry (1941)

Approved | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 13 June 1941 (USA)
Working girl Janie is proposed to by a conservative car salesman, a bohemian auto mechanic, and a millionaire playboy and must make a choice.

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Tom
Alan Marshal ...
Dick
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Harry
Joe Cunningham ...
Pop
Jane Seymour ...
Ma
Lenore Lonergan ...
Butch
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Paula (as Vicki Lester)
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Ice Cream Vendor
Betty Breckenridge ...
Gertrude
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edward Colebrook ...
Stalled Car Driver (scenes deleted)
Dorothy Lloyd ...
Gypsy Oracle (scenes deleted)
Gertrude Short ...
Bridge Matron (scenes deleted)
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Storyline

Working girl/telephone operator Janie is engaged to conservative, dull, but very reliable car salesman Tom, who offers her a safe, stable marriage. Then she meets unconventional slacker Harry, a philosophical car mechanic without much ambition although she does hear bells when they kiss. Through Harry, the fickle Janie meets Dick, a handsome and charming millionaire playboy, who embodies her greatest romantic fantasies, and after a champagne-filled overnight flight to Chicago, she thinks she's met her dream man, but has she? Written by duke1029@aol.com

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It's the story of every girl who ever fell in love . . . More than once !


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13 June 1941 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

In Janie's dream about marrying the rich Dick Hamilton, the front page of the newspaper announcing the nuptials also declares: "ADOLF HITLER ASSASSINATED ... World War End Expected as Hitler Slain ... Nazi Dictator Struck Down in Moscow". See more »

Goofs

At one point, Harry tells Janie that there are just over 3,000 millionaires and that there are about 11,000,000 single women. They agree that her chances of marrying a millionaire are one in a million. On his previous statistics, the odds are actually about 1 in 3,500. See more »

Quotes

Janie: [During a dream] I've got it! I'll marry all three of them.
Tom: [With Dick and Harry] All three of us?
Janie: Sure!
Tom: [With Dick and Harry] Do you think it'd work?
Janie: Why not? I think the four of us would make a lovely couple.
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Crazy Credits

In the opening titles, it shows some of the names spelled incorrectly, then the letters tumble to the bottom of the screen, scramble themselves and return to their original position, with the correct spellings. This is how they appear: SNIRGOR GREEG = GINGER ROGERS GREGORE YUMPH = GEORGE MURPHY HASALMAR NALL = ALAN MARSHAL ESSRUDE MITHGREB = BURGESS MEREDITH SERT BORISK = ROBERT SISK RILA COJURPA = PAUL JARRICO OSKAR INGNAN = GARSON KANIN See more »

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Soundtracks

Le Matin
(uncredited)
from "Peer Gynt Suite No.1, Op.46"
Written by Edvard Grieg
Played as background music after a dream sequence
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What a great film
9 January 2001 | by (st. pete, fl usa) – See all my reviews

This is one of Ginger Rogers best films of all time. Here we see her trying to find the man of her dreams. She thinks she knows what she wants but does she really?? One by one she runs into these three men who are each special to her in their own way, but she must decide on which one of them she wants to live her life with. The dream sequences are very funny and add to the sheer joy of the film. You'll love the ending!

This film gives us three killer performances, Rogers of course, George Murphy and Burgess Meredith. The others actors are good as well. This is a funny heart warming movie that doesn't disappoint. If you have a chance to see or get this movie, DO IT!!


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