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Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944)

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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2 September 1944 (USA)  »

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Almas em Flor  »

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Paramount originally hired Cornelia Otis Skinner and Emily Kimbrough to collaborate with Sheridan Gibney on the screenplay. Kimbrough recounted their Hollywood experiences in her book "We followed our hearts to Hollywood". Though little of Skinner and Kimbrough's work was retained in the final shoot script, Kimbrough was hired to act as technical adviser during the filming. See more »

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unbelieveable, but fun!
18 January 2000 | by (S. Bound Brook, NJ) – See all my reviews

This is a VERY funny & "cute" film about two young girls travelling abroad during the 1920's. even tho some of the situations they get into are a bit "unbelieveable", it is QUITE FUNNY! (I especially liked their run-in with the "Geezer"!).

The sequel to this film (I forgot the name!) is a BIG disappointment! sigh. One wishes that this could've become a series, but NO WAY...not after the 2nd film! (I especially dislike the "Bohemian" who does the "miming").

But, if you're looking for "fun, light-hearted films", check THIS out! Norm


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