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Her Cardboard Lover (1942)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  16 July 1942 (USA)
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A wealthy woman, trying to discourage a former boyfriend from pursuing her, hires a young songwriter who needs money to pay off his gambling debts to pretend to be her boyfriend. The ... See full summary »

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A wealthy woman, trying to discourage a former boyfriend from pursuing her, hires a young songwriter who needs money to pay off his gambling debts to pretend to be her boyfriend. The problem is that the "phony" boyfriend is actually really in love with her. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Playing With Love is Risky - But Such Fun!

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Comedy | Romance

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16 July 1942 (USA)  »

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Avventura all'Avana  »

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Some cast members in studio records/casting call lists did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie. These were (with their character names): Donald Meek (Pawnbroker), Jill Esmond (Lizzie Hartwell), Roger Moore (Simpson, chauffeur), Alec Craig (Danny), Dudley Dickerson (Porter) and Tom Herbert (Drunk). See more »

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Version of Le plombier amoureux (1932) See more »

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Frühlingslied (Spring Song) Op.62 #6
(1842) (uncredited)
Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Partially played on piano by Robert Taylor during his first piano version of "I Dare You"
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Amazing spontaneous talent!
1 July 2003 | by (Atlanta) – See all my reviews

Someone posted the comment that this film is "forgettable" and "triffling." But I saw Norma Shearer and Robert Taylor playing off each other with such spontaneity that I could only admire their talents all the more. Also, compare their rare comedic talents together in this film, along with their deep and tragic mutual acting in "Escape." Such a pair of talent-generating stars!


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