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Heavenly Days (1944)

Fibber McGee and Molly innocently get mixed up with the federal government.

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In this joke-filled spinoff of the Fibber McGee and Molly radio show, the couple leave Wistful Vista for Washington D.C. to visit cousin Alvin; neighborhood gossip magnifies the trip into a mission to advise the government. Once there, Fibber innocently starts things, including a big ruckus in the Senate. Will he be famous or infamous? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on February 10, 1947 with 'Fibber McGee & Molly' reprising their film roles. See more »

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Fibber McGee: I don't wish to be disturbed...unless the phone rings, or somebody wants to see me.
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I'M ALWAYS CHASING RAINBOWS
Music by Harry Carroll
Lyrics by Joseph McCarthy
Sung by Jim Jordan and The King's Men
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Standard Rah-Rah Film But with Charm from the Jordans
29 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If'n you're a fan of Fibber McGee and Molly then you already have listened to at least some of their patriotic radio shows - this film is better than those. Fibber is not nearly as dumb &/or sleazy as he often was in those moralistic episodes. Molly is charming as always - she had a great voice and laugh. Wish more of their word-play had gotten into the film, there's never too much of that. And it does suffer from not having any of the other regular characters in the film - could have had at least some brief appearances by Alice Darling or Beulah (though Marlin Hurt couldn't have pulled THAT off) but at least Lillian showed up.

If you want an idea of what the home-front was like during WW II this is a good start complete with America's favorite couple of the time.


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