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Here We Go Again (1942)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Music  |  9 October 1942 (USA)
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It's Fibber and Molly's 20th anniversary and they want to throw a big party. But when everyone declines their invitation, they decide to go on a second honeymoon instead. After one night at... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Edgar Bergen ...
Charlie McCarthy ...
Jim Jordan ...
Fibber McGee (as Fibber McGee)
Marian Jordan ...
Molly McGee (as Molly)
Harold Peary ...
Ginny Simms ...
Jean Gildersleeve
Bill Thompson ...
Wallace Wimple
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Otis Cadwalader
Isabel Randolph ...
Mrs. Abigail Uppington
Mortimer Snerd ...
Ray Noble ...
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Ray Noble and His Orchestra ...
Ray Noble's Orchestra (as Ray Noble and Band)
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It's Fibber and Molly's 20th anniversary and they want to throw a big party. But when everyone declines their invitation, they decide to go on a second honeymoon instead. After one night at the broken down Ramble Inn, where they spent their first honeymoon, they decide to go across the lake to a swanky (and expensive) lodge, where they bump into their old friends Edgar Bergan, Charlie McCarthy, Gildersleeve, and Mrs. Uppington, so the party is on again. The only problem is, how will Fibber pay for all of this? Written by fibbermac

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Both of Radio's Favorite Comedy Couples -- Together -- in Their 2nd Big Screen Hit!

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Comedy | Music

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9 October 1942 (USA)  »

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Ursadas e Peruadas  »

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Fibber's comment about "the local 400" refers to the supposed social elite of New York City in the late 19th century. The term was coined by Ward McAllister, based on the number of people that supposedly could fit in the ballroom of Mrs William Backhouse Astor. See more »

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Follows Look Who's Laughing (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Until I Live Again
(1942)
Music by Harry Revel
Lyrics by Mort Greene
Played by Ray Noble and Band
Sung by Ginny Simms
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Weaker than the first of the series
8 February 2009 | by (Chicago, Il.) – See all my reviews

The first movie with Fibber McGee & Molly, Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy, and The Great Gildersleeve was "Look Who's Laughing". It was a cute little outing set in the FM & M hometown of Wistful Vista. This one is one too many. The plot is a little too contrived and the scenes uninspired, even by the relaxed standards of a cheap movie inspired by a radio sitcom.

The early scene as Fibber McGee and Molly try to enjoy a second honeymoon at a shabby lakeside resort and the scenes as Bergen & McCarthy try to camp out in the country are good. Other than that, the rest is "strictly from hunger" as the saying used to go. It's a brisk tale about how the McGees want to take the rest of their second honeymoon at a nicer resort than they can afford, so they run up a bill they can't pay. Then Molly's ex-boyfriend offers a way out: help him sell an investment in a synthetic gasoline concoction to Edgar Bergen.

Above all, the pacing of the film is way too harsh. Beyond that, the musical sequences are lame and the closing chase is perfunctory. This is clearly a cheap cash-in sequel.

That said, some will enjoy it. It's wholesome entertainment and will be well-received by most of those who are into the original radio characters. But those who like "Look Who's Laughing" will probably find this to be a weak follow-up.


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