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Hi Diddle Diddle (1943)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical | 2 August 1943 (USA)
When the bride's mother is supposedly swindled out of her money by a spurned suitor, the groom's father orchestrates a scheme of his own to set things right. He is aided by a cabaret singer... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Janie Prescott Phyffe
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Genya Smetana
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Sonny Phyffe
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Liza Prescott
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Leslie Quayle
Walter Kingsford ...
Senator Jummy Simpson
Barton Hepburn ...
Peter Warrington III
Georges Metaxa ...
Marek Windheim ...
Pianist
Eddie Marr ...
Michael Angelo
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Impressario
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Director's Friend
Richard Hageman ...
Boughton
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Husband, Taxi Cab Bit
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Storyline

When the bride's mother is supposedly swindled out of her money by a spurned suitor, the groom's father orchestrates a scheme of his own to set things right. He is aided by a cabaret singer, while placating a jealous wife. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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Comedy | Musical

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2 August 1943 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Diamonds and Crime  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 4, 1943 with Martha Scott and Dennis O'Keefe reprising their film roles. See more »

Quotes

Leslie Quayle: Hi, sailor. Your father working today for a change?
Sonny Phyffe: Yes. You want him?
Leslie Quayle: No thanks, honey. I just want to see him.
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Connections

Referenced in Batman: Hi Diddle Riddle (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

THE MAN WITH THE BIG SOMBRERO
Written by Phil Boutelje and Foster Carling
Performed by June Havoc
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Pola Negri
10 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

This film is notable for the presence of Miss Pola Negri, a favorite actress of mine. She was better known for her early German silent films. I think this film is great fun and highly amusing. Good family entertainment


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