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Never Say Goodbye (1946)

Approved | | Comedy | 9 November 1946 (USA)
Phil and Ellen Gayley have been divorced for a year, and their 8-year old daughter, Flip, is very unhappy that her parents are not together. Flip starts a correspondence with a marine, ... See full summary »

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Luigi Restaurateur (as S.Z. 'Cuddles' Sakall)
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Phil and Ellen Gayley have been divorced for a year, and their 8-year old daughter, Flip, is very unhappy that her parents are not together. Flip starts a correspondence with a marine, sending a picture of her beautiful mother as the author of Flip's flirtatious letters. When the marine shows up to meet his pen pal, Ellen takes the opportunity to make her ex-husband jealous. Written by JeanneArmintrout@juno.com

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9 November 1946 (USA)  »

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Nunca te alejes de mí  »

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Trivia

Philip Gayley is called "Robin Hood" by his daughter. Robin Hood was one of Errol Flynn most famous roles although he was never nominated for an Oscar for it. See more »

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When Phil is being carried out of room by a large man, the lift is obviously assisted by two wires hanging from ceiling. See more »

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References Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) See more »

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Marine Hymn
Music by Jacques Offenbach from "Geneviève de Brabant"
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a fine romantic comedy
15 April 2005 | by (chicago usa) – See all my reviews

a fine romantic comedy. errol flynn shows what a deft touch for comedy he possessed. a talent that probably shows some of his true prankster self. the comedic writing on this film is excellent. eleanor parker does a nice job as flynn's ex wife whom errol is trying to win back. eleanor is also easy on the eyes. the sets exude 1940's glamour and style where appropriate.

flynn's comedic timing and wit are displayed to full effect here, watch his double takes, his ability to verbally counter punch with a snappy comeback or act the straight man, and his total believability and sincerity where required, this guy could act! it is a shame errol did not get a chance to do more roles like this throughout his career, he was multi-talented to the extreme. if you enjoyed "it happened one night" with gable and colbert or some of the william powell and myrna loy comedies you will enjoy this.

well paced and lots of laughs. a lost diamond of a movie.


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