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Margie (1946)

Approved | | Comedy | November 1946 (USA)
A woman reminisces about her teenage years in the 1920s, when she fell in love with her teacher.

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Miss Isabel Palmer
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Roy Hornsdale
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Marybelle Tenor
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Johnny 'Johnikins' Green
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Grandma McSweeney
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Mr. Angus MacDuff
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Joyce Fontayne (as Ann Todd)
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Cynthia
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Storyline

Margie and her daughter reminisce about Margie's girlhood in the roaring twenties. In flashback, Margie, a smarter, less popular girl at Central High, meets handsome new French teacher Ralph Fontayne; circumstances keep throwing them together and Margie, in company with every other girl in school, develops a crush on him. Then Margie's date for the prom gets sick, and what happens next surprises everyone. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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It's all here...the songs and the youth...the love and the laughter... the warmth and the wonder! See more »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 22, 1951 with Jeanne Crain reprising her film role. See more »

Goofs

Although the featured automobiles are of the proper vintage, newer models can be seen in the background on several occasions. See more »

Quotes

Grandma McSweeney: Twenty years from now you'll wonder what you ever saw in Johnny Green.
Margie: Twenty years from now I'll be an old woman and it won't matter what I think.
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Delightful Classic
20 July 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie for the first time in 1987 on a cable channel. I love this classic because it has great actors such as Jeanne Crain. It is a coming of age story that deals with the same things that teens encounter today such as popularity in high school, morals, sense of humor, crushes, different family structures and modesty. I think this film was entertaining in every aspect.

My children watched it when they were five. Now they are 15 and still adore watching the embarrassing and funny things this young teenage girl experiences. This movie is for young and old alike. There is also no worrying about foul language or obscene scenes. I only wish that the movie would be released on a DVD. My video tape is about to wear away from all the playing!


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