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Once More, My Darling (1949)

 -  Comedy  -  24 June 1950 (Finland)
6.8
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Movie star Collier Laing is recalled to active duty with the Army Criminal Investigation Division. His mission: to sweep debutante Marita Connell off her feet and flush out her former ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Collier 'Collie' Laing
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Marita Connell
Jane Cowl ...
Mrs. Laing
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Herman Schmelz, Chauffeur
Taylor Holmes ...
Jed Connell
Roland Winters ...
Colonel Head
Steven Geray ...
Kalzac
John Ridgely ...
Burke
Lillian Randolph ...
Mamie
Maurice Cass ...
Dr. Grasser
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Judge Fraser
Louise Lorimer ...
Mrs. Fraser
Wilton Graff ...
Mr. Frobisher
Sally Corner ...
Mrs. Frobisher
Dee J. Thompson ...
Mary Jane Frobisher (as D.J. Thompson)
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Movie star Collier Laing is recalled to active duty with the Army Criminal Investigation Division. His mission: to sweep debutante Marita Connell off her feet and flush out her former boyfriend, who's sent her jewels stolen in occupied Germany. Soon it's a question of who's sweeping whom; Miss Connell's nickname is "Killer." But when she wants to elope, Laing begins to have qualms. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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24 June 1950 (Finland)  »

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Come by My Love  »

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1.37 : 1
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Director Michael Gordon was replaced one week into production by Robert Montgomery. See more »

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Mr. Grant: I saw you the other day in a...a motion picture.
Collier Laing: Did you, sir? How was I?
Mr. Grant: Tall. Very tall.
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SUPERLATIVE GEM OF A COMEDY - ONE OF HOLLYWOOD'S MOST ORIGINAL EFFORTS
18 December 2000 | by (Putney, VT) – See all my reviews

This is the sort of unknown and forgotten film one dreams about discovering in watching old videos. It is a superb comic gem with brilliantly funny writing, embedded in the marvellous array of characters, a wonderfully inventive and funny musical score, and witty, light direction from Montgomery himself. This is one to watch over and over. Montgomery is a bit part actor who finds himself assigned by his military reserve division to infiltrate a young debutante's home to discover the identity of her former beau, a suspected jewel thief. While the premise is rather preposterous, the results are hilarious. Montgomery is the befuddled plant, Ann Blyth is a marvel as the romantically obsessed, terribly earnest debutante and the parade of comic characterizations from veteran stage actress, Jane Cowl's lawyer mother to Lillian Randolph's take-charge maid - are all fabulous.

Oddly enough this only earned an Oscar nom for Sound, when it deserved top nods for Direction, Screenplay and Musical Score.

DO NOT MISS IT - it's one of Hollywood's best.


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