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Because of Him (1946)

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A young woman who wants to break into the theater schemes to become the protege of a famous Broadway star.

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Autograph Seeker (as Joan Fulton)
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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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18 January 1946 (USA)  »

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Catherine the Last  »

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

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A Deanna Durbin movie could never be ruined by singing.
3 August 2010 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

As a previous reviewer remarked regarding this fine film obviously has no knowledge of what a legend Deanna Durbin is with her singing voice she literally saved Universal studios from bankruptcy with her very first film at about the age of 14. With that first film Three Smart Girls she went on to have a very successful career till the age of about 27 when she retired and now lives happily in seclusion in France. Because of Him is the story of an ambitious waitress who dreams of being on the stage and with a little trickery on her side achieves her dream with the starring role of her first play much to the chagrin of the plays writer who thinks she is totally wrong for the part, but as with most of her films it comes right at the end.


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