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Her Cardboard Lover (1942)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 16 July 1942 (USA)
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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This film's television premiere took place in Los Angeles Monday 21 January 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), followed by Philadelphia Saturday 26 January 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6); it was first telecast in San Francisco 3 January 1958 on KGO (Channel 7) Its earliest documented telecast in New York City presently stands at 10 July 1962 on WCBS (Channel 2) See more »

Quotes

Chappie Champagne: Wait a minute, pal. Lay off. Forget it. Dames like that come out of ice boxes.
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Crazy Credits

"The End. America Needs Your Money. Buy War Bonds And Stamps Every Pay Day." See more »

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Version of The Passionate Plumber (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

I Dare You
(1942) (uncredited)
Music by Burton Lane
Lyrics by Ralph Freed
Played during the opening credits and often as background music
Played on piano by Robert Taylor
Reprised on piano by Robert Taylor and sung by him and 'Frank McHugh'
Sung a cappella by Norma Shearer
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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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