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Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944)

 |  Comedy  |  2 September 1944 (USA)
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In 1923, two young ladies depart unescorted for a tour of Europe, meeting two eligible men aboard ship. Their great naivity and efforts to seem grown-up lead them into many comic ... See full summary »

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In 1923, two young ladies depart unescorted for a tour of Europe, meeting two eligible men aboard ship. Their great naivity and efforts to seem grown-up lead them into many comic misadventures. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Almas em Flor  »

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Cornelia Otis Skinner and Emily Kimbrough, on whose memoirs the film is based, worked on the script but were not credited. See more »

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Even funnier because it's true!
4 January 2004 | by (Georgia) – See all my reviews

Wonderful film from the autobiographical novel by Cornelia Otis Skinner, and all the more hilarious because those crazy things happened to the real Cornelia. Gail Russell and Diana Lynn are perfect as the real-life friends Cornelia Otis Skinner and Emily Kimbrough. A habit-forming film about a sweeter, more innocent age when two young girls were allowed to spend a summer in Europe, more or less unchaperoned.


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