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They Got Me Covered (1943)

 -  Comedy | Musical | War  -  4 March 1943 (USA)
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Bumbling reporter Robert Kittredge has been fired after bungling his latest assignment. His career isn't all he's botched up: his girlfriend Chris is tired of waiting for him to marry her. ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Robert Kittredge
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Christina Hill
Lenore Aubert ...
Mrs. Vanescu
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Fauscheim
Eduardo Ciannelli ...
Baldanacco (as Edward Ciannelli)
Marion Martin ...
Gloria
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Little Old Man
Phyllis Ruth ...
Sally
Philip Ahn ...
Nichimuro
Donald MacBride ...
Mason
Mary Treen ...
Helen
Bettye Avery ...
Mildred
Margaret Hayes ...
Lucille
Mary Byrne ...
Laura
William Yetter Sr. ...
Holtz (as William Yetter)
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Bumbling reporter Robert Kittredge has been fired after bungling his latest assignment. His career isn't all he's botched up: his girlfriend Chris is tired of waiting for him to marry her. When he gets a hot tip on some Nazi spies operating in Washington, D.C., he convinces Chris to help him break the story so he can get his job back. The pair soon find themselves in several awkward predicaments as they track the criminals down in a night club, a burlesque show, and face a final showdown at a beauty salon. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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THEIR BEST YET...No Foolin'! See more »

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Samuel Goldwyn paid Paramount $133,500 to borrow Bob Hope for twelve weeks, during which time Hope made this film and The Princess and the Pirate (1944). See more »

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Featured in 100 Years of Comedy (1997) See more »

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Where the Blue of the Night (Meets the Gold of the Day)
(1931) (uncredited)
Music by Fred E. Ahlert
Lyrics by Roy Turk and Bing Crosby
Sung by Bing Crosby
when Bob Hope opens the music box
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Funny lines about a not so funny topic
14 December 2000 | by (flint mi) – See all my reviews

Bob Hope's comedy seems always funny, and this satire is funnier yet. Spies and secret foreign agents have the run of Washington. This movie is best described as Hope meets Axis spies, while Dorthory Lamour laments that the "dreadful Nazi" is responsible for the perfume shortage. The movie is replete with comic dialogue which the war weary audiences on the Homefront during World War Two must have found refreshing. Hope's best line in this one (about Lamour): "She must work the swing shift." Lamour's best line (to Hope): "Bet a new tire?"


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