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It's a Great Feeling (1949)

A waitress at the Warner Bros. commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when two actors agree to help her.

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A waitress at the Warner Bros. commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when two actors agree to help her. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Fiddle dee dee * It's a great feeling * At the cafe rendezvous * That was a big fat lie * Give me a song with a beautiful melody * Blame my absent-minded heart * There's nothing rougher than love See more »

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1 August 1949 (USA)  »

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El amor no puede esperar  »

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Trivia

Joan Crawford does a cameo and directs a short speech to Jack Carson before slapping his face. It's the same one she gives to Ann Blyth in Mildred Pierce (1945) before slapping her face. Carson co-starred in that film with Crawford. See more »

Goofs

During Edward G. Robinson's brief cameo appearance, the hands of the clock change back and forth between shots. See more »

Quotes

Jack Carson: She gave you a chance to be directed by Carson.
Dennis Morgan: Directed! You couldn't even teach Lassie how to act like a dog!
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Connections

Spoofs Mildred Pierce (1945) See more »

Soundtracks

It's a Great Feeling
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Music by Jule Styne
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Sung by Doris Day during the opening credits and played at various times throughout the picture
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Bright and breezy Hollywood musical
4 June 2000 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

This one of good natured spoofs on Hollywood that is set in a real studio and has a number of stars appearing as themselves, usually satirizing their screen personalities. Unlike many films of this type the stars don't out stay their welcome, and are sometimes genuinely funny. The movie is no classic (certainly it's no SINGING IN THE RAIN) but it passes the time agreeably enough and leaves the impression , whether true or not, that the cast and crew had a good time making it. The stars; Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson and Doris Day; work well together. Highlights are Dennis Morgan and Doris Day singing a very pleasant duet, Jack Carson doing an impression on Maurice Chevalier and Irving Bacon in a funny sketch as railway station information clerk.


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