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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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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on September 8, 1947 with Jeanne Crain, Glenn Langan and Barbara Lawrence reprising their film roles 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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Button Up Your Overcoat
Music by Ray Henderson and lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva and Lew Brown
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A truly delightful movie!
4 April 2000 | by (Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

It is a real shame that this film is not available on video. I taped it from AMC a while back for my mother, and later made another copy for myself. I've watched it often enough that I'm afraid the tape will wear out.

Jeanne Crain is terrific, as is the rest of the cast. The story is adorable, and one really feels for Margie in her teenage angst. All in all, it is a wonderful movie; one which I could watch over and over.


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