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So Goes My Love (1946)

Approved | | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 1946 (France)
Jane Budden, a country girl goes to the big city, determined to find and marry a wealthy man. Instead, she meets and marries Hiram Maxim, a struggling inventor. After their marriage, his ... See full summary »

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Jane Budden, a country girl goes to the big city, determined to find and marry a wealthy man. Instead, she meets and marries Hiram Maxim, a struggling inventor. After their marriage, his inventions become successful. Their happiness is complete when they have two children, and Maxim's portrait is given a place in the National Hall of Science. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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They've got the World by the Heart! (original poster)


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"The Hedda Hopper Show - This Is Hollywood" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 14, 1946 with Don Ameche and Myrna Loy reprising their film roles. See more »

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Myrna Loy Comes Off the Farm
9 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Myrna Loy and Don Ameche star in this excellent comedy/drama based on stories about real-life inventor Hiram Maxim's life. Episodic storyline has Loy leaving her rural pig farm and heading to the city to marry a rich man. Instead she meets and marries a poor would-be inventor and raises a family.

Loy looks great and is excellent as Jane. She gives a warm and funny performance. Ameche is also good as Maxim, the slightly off-center inventor who marches to his own drummer. His inventions are mentioned in passing but show that he becomes a famous and wealthy man. The real story of Maxim and his legal problems with women and many failed inventions is not told.

Bobby Driscoll gives a solid performance as son Percy (who would eventually write the stories the film is based on), a boy definitely in the mold of his father. Others in the cast are Molly Lamont as the cousin, Richard Gaines as blowhard Josephus, Rhys Williams as the artist, Sara Padden and Renie Riano as maids, and Howard Freeman as the committee chairman.

Excellent period production sets and costumes and two star performances make this one a unknown gem worth looking for.


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