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Margie (1946)

 -  Comedy  -  November 1946 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Glenn Langan ...
Prof. Ralph Fontayne
Lynn Bari ...
Miss Isabel Palmer
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Roy Hornsdale
Barbara Lawrence ...
Marybelle Tenor
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Johnny 'Johnikins' Green
Esther Dale ...
Grandma McSweeney
Hobart Cavanaugh ...
Mr. Angus MacDuff
Ann E. Todd ...
Joyce Fontayne (Margie's daughter) (as Ann Todd)
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Cynthia
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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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These were the days...When youth was flaming and the Charleston was the National Anthem. See more »

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November 1946 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cómo le conocí  »

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Trivia

"The Hedda Hopper Show - This Is Hollywood" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on June 28, 1947 with Jeanne Crain and Alan Young reprising their film roles. See more »

Goofs

The hairstyles of Jeanne Crain, Barbara Lawrence, and Lynn Bari are strictly 1946, although the story takes place in 1928. See more »

Quotes

Professor Fontayne: I was just looking for Keats. Do you like Keats?
Margie: I don't know, sir. What are keats?
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Charleston
Lyrics by Cecil Mack and music by James P. Johnson
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Delightful comedy is a triumph for Jeanne Crain...
30 July 2001 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Nostalgic fluff about a 1920s schoolgirl (Jeanne Crain) with a crush on her handsome French teacher (Glenn Langan) and the trials and tribulations of growing up during the flapper age of "Flaming Youth". A charming musical delight with some lively performances from Barbara Lawrence (in her usual fast girl role), Lynn Bari, Alan Young and Conrad Janis.

Jeanne Crain was a popular star at Fox when this was made and her appeal was never more apparent than as the sweetly innocent heroine who gradually emerges as a woman unafraid of her convictions. Her beauty is the refreshing kind that looks so good in technicolor and the story is just the sort of vehicle she needed to showcase her natural charm and ability.

Tastefully photographed with some nice period music and well directed by Henry King, it became one of the most popular films of 1946. It has lost none of its charm. Well worth viewing.


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