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It Had to Be You (1947)

A woman is noted for leaving her bridegrooms at the altar until a dashing fireman walks into her life.

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Dr. Parkinson
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A woman is noted for leaving her bridegrooms at the altar until a dashing fireman walks into her life.

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Until he sent those little hot shivers shooting down to her toes... she thought it was a dream!


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December 1947 (USA)  »

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I Found a Dream  »

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Trivia

The main set with the sweeping staircase had been previously used in Holiday (1938). See more »

Goofs

The ticket for the baseball game, dated July 26, 1947, shows the Yankees opponent as Washington (Senators), when in reality they played the Chicago White Sox that day... and lost. See more »

Quotes

George McKesson: How!
[kisses Victoria]
Victoria Stafford: And how!
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Connections

Followed by It Had to Be You (2000) See more »

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It Had to Be You
Music by Isham Jones
Played often throughout the film
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A daffy delight
26 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

Sweet comedy that can best be described as daffy. Ginger hadn't yet slipped into her grand lady mode and is a dizzy delight with an amazing wardrobe, the wedding dress with shimmering halo is something to behold! She's also at the peak of her personal beauty and looks stunning throughout, save one scene where she wears one of the ugliest hats ever.

Cornel Wilde was always an agile, agreeable comedian and matches well with Ginger, handling his dual role with aplomb.

Spring Byington and especially Percy Waram are delightful as the exasperated parents of the indecisive Miss Rogers.

A minor comedy but anyone who enjoyed The Major and the Minor will like this.


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