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The Merry Monahans (1944)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 15 September 1944 (USA)

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Cast

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Jimmy Monahan
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Patsy 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
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Judge
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Nothing Tops! Nothing Stops! The Merry Monahans! See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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Approved | See all certifications »
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15 September 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Noche triunfal  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

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

We're Having a Wonderful Time
(uncredited)
Written by Irving Bibo and Don George
Sung by Jack Oakie, 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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