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Love and Learn (1947)

Approved | | Comedy, Music | 1 December 1947 (UK)
A wealthy socialite bored with her life meets and falls in love with a struggling songwriter on the verge of leaving New York and quitting the music business.
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Jingles Collins
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Bob Grant
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Barbara Wyngate
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Jackie
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Andrew Wyngate
Barbara Brown ...
Victoria Wyngate
Tom D'Andrea ...
Wells
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Mrs. Bella Davis - Landlady
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Willard Deckerr
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Phyllis McGillicuddy
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Delaney
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William - the Wyngate Chauffeur
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Pete
Jane Harker ...
Receptionist
Lou Nova ...
Marty
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A wealthy socialite bored with her life meets and falls in love with a struggling songwriter on the verge of leaving New York and quitting the music business.

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A Musical Frolic filled with laughter and fun!

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Comedy | Music

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1 December 1947 (UK)  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Eleanor Parker was originally attached to play the part which eventually went to Martha Vickers. See more »

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At the beginning of the film, when Wells enters his office, a moving shadow of the camera falls over the backs of Bob and Jingles as it follows Wells across the room. See more »

Connections

References The Good Earth (1937) See more »

Soundtracks

If You Are Coming Back to Me
(uncredited)
Music by M.K. Jerome
Lyrics by Jack Scholl
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The Leading Ladies Make This Work
31 October 2006 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

In 1946, Martha Vickers appeared as the thumb-sucking bad-girl sister in "The Big Sleep." A year later she is in this standard song-and-dance film. But there's nothing standard about her. Nor is there about the other leading lady, Janis Paige.

Holy smokes! And these girls are mad for Jack Carson (always likable, -- to a point) and Robert Hutton! (He's handsome but not too charismatic.) Otto Kruger is elegance itself as Vickers's millionaire father. There's something a little peculiar about the subplot in which he is mistaken for a paramour. He looks as if he indeed could be one.

Florence Bates is delightful as a dirty-minded, meddling landlady.

The movie is fun. Unfortunately, it's a musical. The music is the sort of crooning I associate with Dean Martin when I was a kid -- not to my taste. But the cast is game. And Vickers and Paige are tops!


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