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You Were Meant for Me (1948)

 -  Musical  -  1 February 1948 (USA)
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1920's bandleader Chuck Arnold meets hometown girl Peggy at one of the band's dances and next day weds her. Though she loves him, life on the road becomes increasingly difficult for her, ... See full summary »

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1920's bandleader Chuck Arnold meets hometown girl Peggy at one of the band's dances and next day weds her. Though she loves him, life on the road becomes increasingly difficult for her, but it is the 1929 Crash that makes things really tough for the both of them. Written by Jeremy Perkins {jwp@aber.ac.uk}

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The Loves, the songs, the laughter of that wonderful "Flapper Age"!

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1 February 1948 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kuin luotu minulle  »

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Accordong to Shiela Graham, Marilyn Monroe's role ended on the cutting room floor, but in a scene a face which looks like Monroe's is among those reacting on a crowded dance floor. See more »

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Ain't Misbehavin'
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Music by Fats Waller and Harry Brooks
Lyrics by Andy Razaf
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A movie meant for romantics.
29 September 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes, I know it's been done before, but this great little tale of a struggling Thirties couple really has something special. Optimistic Dan Dailey keeps smiling through it all, Jeanne Crain lights up the screen, Oscar Levant is a wry delight, and see Percy Kilbride just before his "Pa Kettle" persona caught on. And that great title song.......! Highly recommended to all.


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