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I Dood It (1943)

Approved | | Romance, Comedy, Musical | September 1943 (USA)
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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Richard Ainley ...
Larry West
Patricia Dane ...
Suretta Brenton
Sam Levene ...
Ed Jackson
Thurston Hall ...
Kenneth Cawlor
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Hazel Scott ...
Hazel Scott
Jimmy Dorsey ...
Helen O'Connell ...
Helen O'Connell
Bob Eberly ...
Bob Eberly
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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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Eleanor Powell reportedly knocked herself out cold during rehearsals for the lariat dance. See more »


Soundtracks

Star Eyes
(1943)
Lyrics by Don Raye
Music by Gene de Paul
Played Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra (uncredited) at a nightclub
Sung by Bob Eberly (uncredited) and Helen O'Connell (uncredited)
Danced by Red Skelton (uncredited) and Eleanor Powell (uncredited)
Played as background music often
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Very Enjoyable!
12 April 2014 | by (Louisiana) – See all my reviews

Just saw this on TCM, and I enjoyed it very much. Red Skelton was a hoot, and Eleanor Powell - even my 26-year-old son thought her dance numbers were 'impressive.' Our favorite of these dance numbers was the first one at the beginning of the movie, a cowboy production where Eleanor Powell danced with lariat-wielding cowhands, then roped a post several times in a row, showing admirable skill. The rest of the movie contains some drama, intrigue, romance, and even a bit of derring-do. And, of course, more dancing and music, including appearances by Jimmy Dorsey. If you like musical comedies of the thirties and forties, this is one of the best!


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