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I Dood It (1943)

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Constance Shaw is a dance star on Broadway, Joseph Rivington Reynolds is a keen fan of her. After she is fed up with her friend, she meets Joseph and marries him, because she thinks he is ... See full summary »

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Hazel Scott
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Jimmy Dorsey
Helen O'Connell ...
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John Hodiak ...
Roy Hartwood
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Annette
Marjorie Gateson ...
Mrs. Alice Spelvin
Andrew Tombes ...
Mr. Alfred Spelvin
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Constance Shaw is a dance star on Broadway, Joseph Rivington Reynolds is a keen fan of her. After she is fed up with her friend, she meets Joseph and marries him, because she thinks he is the owner of a mine. But that's a missunderstanding, he works at a cleaning shop. After disturbing rehearsals he is thrown out of the theater, but when he sneaks in again, he discovers his boss talking about a bomb they want to set in the theater to blow up an ammunition store next door. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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Mademoiselle ma femme  »

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Footage for the number "Swinging the Junx Away" was borrowed from Born to Dance (1936). See more »

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Spoofed in Who Killed Who? (1943) See more »

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Anchors Aweigh
(1906) (uncredited)
Music by Charles A. Zimmerman
Played within the "Swingin' the Jinx Away" number
Danced by Eleanor Powell and chorus
(Entire footage from the movie Born to Dance (1936))
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an uncredited remake
4 October 2004 | by (Georgia) – See all my reviews

No one seems to point out that his film is a remake of an earlier film Buster Keaton made for MGM titled "Spite Marriage", with many of the visual gags pulled directly from that earlier film with almost no changes. So as well as Red Skelton did in this, an earlier genius had done it first. Many of the best sight gags were lifted note-for-note from Keaton. The two films differ greatly in their sub-plots, but the core premise is the same. If you liked this movie, you should seek out the earlier film; a lot of it is genuinely funny. Although not Keaton at his peak (he was hampered by the MGM-imposed studio system), any Keaton is worth seeing.


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