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Somewhere I'll Find You (1942)

Passed | | Drama, Romance, War | September 1942 (USA)
Two brother, rival correspondents, find themselves fighting their conservative editor over stories and each other of over the affections of a pretty blonde journalist.

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Two brothers, both war correspondents, vie for the affection of the same girl at the beginning of World War II, and later find her doing orphan work in China. Written by Anonymous

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Together Again - They're Dynamite!

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$1,060,000 (estimated)
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This film was very successful at the box office, earning MGM a profit of $1,749,000 ($27.3M in 2017) according to studio records. See more »

Quotes

Jonathon 'Jonny' Davis: A two-timer, huh? She isn't a woman. She's a football.
Kirk 'Junior' Davis: Is that a flag you're waving or the double standard?
Jonathon 'Jonny' Davis: When a man's a two timer, that's just normal, but if a woman's a two timer, that's strong drink and shouldn't be sold to minors.
Kirk 'Junior' Davis: I ought to poke you one.
Jonathon 'Jonny' Davis: What for? If you can't read the book, then someone has to do it for you? You want me to spell out the word?
Kirk 'Junior' Davis: Spell away!
Jonathon 'Jonny' Davis: It rhymes with champ but means the opposite.
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OK, no great loss if you miss it
19 January 2005 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

The criticism from the earlier commentators seems fairly valid, but most of it seemed less serious after seeing the film. It does end up as a completely different movie from what it began as, but so what? And yes, there was a large element of wartime propaganda involved in it, but again, so what? Many, if not most films of the era were similarly propagandistic. The performances of Clark Gable, and Lana Turner may not have been their best, but the charm, the charisma, that something that made them stars was on display in spite of the failings of the material. The whole plot about Turner's character's character (or lack thereof) was reasonably well-done. Imagine what it would take to do such a plot nowadays. Probably at least four sex scenes. Overall, an OK film, no great loss if you miss it.


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