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Complete credited cast:
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Jimmy Monahan
Peggy Ryan ...
Patsy Monahan
Jack Oakie ...
Pete Monahan
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Sheila DeRoyce
Rosemary DeCamp ...
Lillian Miles, aka Lillian DeRoyce
John Miljan ...
Arnold Pembroke, Has-Been Matinee Idol
Gavin Muir ...
Weldon Laydon, Broadway Talent Scout
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Rose, aka Rose Monahan,unscrupulous Chorus Girl
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Clerk
Robert Homans ...
Policeman
Marion Martin ...
Soubrette
Lloyd Ingraham ...
Judge
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"BEAUTIFUL TO LOOK AT" "WE'RE HAVING A WONDERFUL TIME" "STOP FOOLIN'" AND 17 ALL-TIME HITS! (reissue print ad - all caps) See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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15 September 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amor onnen ohjaksissa  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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This film has 20 song/dance numbers of at least two minutes each. This leaves 31 minutes for plot developments, which is enough. See more »

Quotes

Conductor: Just out for a breath of fresh air.
Sheila DeRoyce: [while trying to hide Jimmy under a blanket] Yes. The fresh air. It is fresh, isn't it?
Conductor: Yes, it is.
Sheila DeRoyce: There's nothing so fresh as fresh air because... t's so fresh.
Conductor: ...Yeah.
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Soundtracks

I Hate to Lose You
(uncredited)
Music by Archie Gottler
Lyrics by Grant Clarke
Sung by Donald O'Connor and Peggy Ryan
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a lost treasure
16 February 2002 | by (houston, texas) – See all my reviews

Oh, how I wish this film were on video or dvd! I saw it countless times on late night TV when I was growing up in the late 50s and early 60s. Now it seems to have vanished. What a shame! The Merry Monahans is a feel good movie. My heart always leapt at the ending. The cast is magnificent, the music infectious, the whole thing a delight!


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