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You Came Along (1945)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 4 July 1945 (USA)
War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour... See full summary »

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Ivy Hotchkiss
Don DeFore ...
Captain W. Anders
Charles Drake ...
Lt. R. Janoschek
Julie Bishop ...
Mrs. Taylor
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Frances Hotchkiss
Robert Sully ...
Helen Forrest ...
Singer
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Col. Stubbs
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Hotel Clerk
Minor Watson ...
Uncle Jack
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Drunk
Andrew Tombes ...
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War hero flier Bob Collins goes on a war bond selling tour with two buddies, and substitute "chaperone" Ivy Hotchkiss. Bob's a cheerful Lothario with several girls in every town on the tour. After some amusing escapades, Bob and Ivy become romantically involved, agreeing it's "just fun up in the air." Then Ivy finds out the real reason why it shouldn't be anything more. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Three willing guys...and a girl they THOUGHT was COLD.

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Drama | Romance

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4 July 1945 (USA)  »

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Além da Morte  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of Lizabeth Scott. She was discovered by Hal B. Wallis when he saw her on Broadway and cast her in the lead in this film. See more »

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Referenced in Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life (1997) See more »

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(You Came Along from) Out of Nowhere
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Music by Johnny Green
Lyrics by Edward Heyman
Sung by Helen Forrest, Lizabeth Scott and chorus
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One surprising nice film
5 October 2005 | by (Sao Paulo SP Brasil) – See all my reviews

It is amazing how this film starts and how it ends. The very first scenes shows us one silly comedy about three Air Force pilots and one beautiful blonde PR (Scott). But the script makes an U turn and what we see is a very adult and realistic romance. The leading couple - Robert Cummings and Lizabeth Scott - are superb in their roles. And there is little trace of war propaganda, very subtle and always working to move the story. This is a film that could be so vain but manage to explore some deep meanings in romance and life itself. A nice piece of work from screenwriters Ayn Rand and Robert Smith, and director John Farrow. The ending is really touching.


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