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Because of Him (1946)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 18 January 1946 (USA)
A young woman who wants to break into the theater schemes to become the protege of a famous Broadway star.

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A beautiful young woman, an aspiring actress, trick a famous stage star into signing a letter recommending her talents to a producer friend, with amusing results. Written by <staceyk@rpi.net.au>

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Song FILLED - Laugh PACKED! (original ad - many caps)

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Comedy | Romance

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Deanna Durbin was pregnant during the filming of this movie. See more »

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Kim Walker refers to the bird in Charles Gilbert's office as a 'parrot'. It is actually a Sulphur-Crested Cockatoo, an Australian member of the parrot family. See more »

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Featured in Danny Boy: The Ballad That Bewitched the World (2013) See more »

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Good Bye!
Written by Francesco Paolo Tosti and G.J. Whyte-Melville
Performed by Deanna Durbin
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Unbelievable
26 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Deanna Durbin has perhaps the most beautiful singing voice in the history of this planet. I never leave reviews but had to say something upon reading the review of the ignoramus who spoke of her singing in--to put it politely--disparaging terms. To you, sir, madam, or whatever else you could possibly be, do the human race a favor and please resign from it. That act alone would probably bring peace and sanity to a world sadly in need of it.

There's a reason she alone saved Universal Studios from bankruptcy. Because 60 years ago, people actually had ears, eyes, and brains. God save us all.


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