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I Dood It (1943)

Approved | | Romance, Comedy, Musical | September 1943 (USA)
A bumbling pants presser at an upscale hotel's valet service nurses an unrequited crush on a Broadway star. He gets more than he bargained for when she agrees to marry him, to spite her womanizing fiance, and encounters Nazi saboteurs.

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Larry West
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Suretta Brenton
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Ed Jackson
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Kenneth Lawlor
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Hazel Scott ...
Hazel Scott
Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra ...
Helen O'Connell ...
Helen O'Connell
Bob Eberly ...
Bob Eberly
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Roy Hartwood
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Annette
Marjorie Gateson ...
Mrs. Spelvin
Andrew Tombes ...
Mr. Spelvin
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Storyline

Constance Shaw is a dance star on Broadway, Joseph Rivington Renolds is a keen fan of her. After she is fed up with her fiance, she meets Joseph and marries him, because she thinks he is the owner of a mine. But that's a misunderstanding, he works at a cleaning shop. After disturbing rehearsals he is thrown out of the theater, but when he sneaks in again, he discovers an actor talking about a bomb he wants 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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September 1943 (USA)  »

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Mademoiselle ma femme  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film's television premiere took place in Los Angeles Friday 26 July 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), followed by Philadelpha Sunday 22 September 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6); it was first shown in San Francisco 4 January 1958 on KGO (Channel 7) and in New York City 3 February 1960 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »

Quotes

Promoter: How's the piano, Hazel?
[Hazel runs her fingers up and down the keyboard]
Hazel Scott: I guess it'll hold up.
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Connections

Edited from Born to Dance (1936) See more »

Soundtracks

Bridal Chorus (Here Comes the Bride)
(1850) (uncredited)
from "Lohengrin"
Written by Richard Wagner (1850)
Played as background music on the wedding night
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30 June 2003 | by (Cleveland) – See all my reviews

Here is a perfect little film. It's full of laughs, music and Red Skelton. I've never been a Red Skelton fan but when I saw this film on TCM I was hooked. I couldn't stop watching. Between the music, the dancing, and slapstick I can't say which one was better. The other thing is the direction. It didn't seem like it was made almost 60 years ago. The camera moment is on par with correct Hollywood. To that end, it was better than current directors do. No MTV editing but good clean shots that flow from one shot to the next without as many edits. Now that's something I would love current Hollywood try. This is a gem of a movie.


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