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Unfinished Business (1941)

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Small town girl meets and falls for a playboy type on a train to New York. For him, the fling is over when they arrive, but she continues to carry a torch. She meets and marries his brother... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Nancy Andrews
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Tommy Duncan
Preston Foster ...
Steve Duncan
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Elmer
Dick Foran ...
Frank
Esther Dale ...
Aunt Mathilda
Walter Catlett ...
Billy Ross
Richard Davies ...
Richard
Kathryn Adams ...
Katy
Samuel S. Hinds ...
Uncle
June Clyde ...
Clarisse
Phyllis Barry ...
Sheila
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Henry Cordy
Josephine Whittell ...
Wardrobe Woman (unconfirmed)
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Small town girl meets and falls for a playboy type on a train to New York. For him, the fling is over when they arrive, but she continues to carry a torch. She meets and marries his brother, a mismatch which eventually grows into real love. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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train | playboy

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27 August 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A szerelem nem tréfa  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Walter Catlett's nightclub in the film, the "Cafe Kohinoor", evidently derives its name from the fabulous Kohinoor diamond which was in the news some decades ago. Writer Thackrey and director LaCava must have liked a name signifying ostentatious wealth and glamour. See more »

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When You and I Were Young Maggie Blues
(1922) (uncredited)
Music by Jimmy McHugh
Lyrics by Jack Frost
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Unfinished Business kept food on the table
20 July 2002 | by See all my reviews

Every star has a list of movies they'd rather not have made, and I would guess this movie is one of Irene Dunne's. She did a good job in it, and the plot wasn't as inprobable as many movies on the market today. But the movie is dated in many ways: Small town girl goes to big city; falls for the first smooth-talker she meets; marries somebody else on the rebound; eventually falls deeply in love with him; everybody lives happily ever-after. If Irene Dunne weren't in it, this movie would have little to commend it. But she adds luster to practically everything she ever made. This is a film worth watching because it has its comic moments. And after all - it has Irene Dunne.


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