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My Dream Is Yours (1949)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  16 April 1949 (USA)
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Conceited singer Garry Mitchell refuses to renew his radio contract, so agent Doug Blake decides to find a new personality to replace Garry. In New York, he finds Martha Gibson, a single ... See full summary »

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Doug Blake
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Lee Bowman ...
Gary Mitchell
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Thomas Hutchins
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Vivian Martin
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Felix Hofer
Selena Royle ...
Freda Hofer
Edgar Kennedy ...
Uncle Charlie
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Fred Grimes
Franklin Pangborn ...
Sourpuss Manager
John Berkes ...
Customer at Green Room
Ada Leonard ...
Ada Leonard
Frankie Carle ...
Frankie Carle
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Bugs Bunny / Tweety (voice)
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Conceited singer Garry Mitchell refuses to renew his radio contract, so agent Doug Blake decides to find a new personality to replace Garry. In New York, he finds Martha Gibson, a single mother with a great voice. He arranges for her to move to Hollywood, but then has a problem trying to sell her to the show's sponsor. Doug tries every trick he can think of to make Martha a star, and as the two work more closely, he falls in love with her. Complicating matters further is when Martha meets and becomes attracted to Garry. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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16 April 1949 (USA)  »

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Mein Traum bist Du  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

After nearly 10 years, Harry Warren, on loan from MGM, returned to write new songs for a Warner Bros. musical.(Ralph Blane was the lyricist.) For old time's sake, the score interpolated three Harry Warren standards for Doris Day to sing: "Nagasaki," lyrics by Mort Dixon; "I'll String Along with You," original lyrics by Al Dubin, "lullaby" lyrics by Ralph Blane; and "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby," lyrics by Johnny Mercer. This film was a remake of Twenty Million Sweethearts (1934), which had featured, among the tunes by Warren and Dubin, "I'll String Along with You," sung first as a Dick Powell solo, then as a duet by Mr. Powell and Ginger Rogers. For her disc on Columbia Records, Doris Day teamed with Buddy Clark to croon "I'll String Along with You." See more »

Goofs

During a montage showing Martha's rise to stardom, there's a shot of stacks of fan letters, all of them bearing the address of what turns out to be Martha's home address. Even in the far more innocent times in which the film was set, stars didn't publicly reveal their home addresses and virtually all fan mail would have been addressed to her movie studio or record label or simply "Hollywood." See more »

Quotes

Gary Mitchell: Lovely girl. Lovely singer. Handy with a knife, too.
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Soundtracks

My Dream Is Yours
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Ralph Blane
Sung by Doris Day and Lee Bowman (dubbed by Hal Derwin)
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Just a Clarification
18 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love this movie....it is very sweet and endearing. Doris Day was just lovely. She was the quintessential girl-next-door, an all American girl of the 1950's.

In regard to the question about her son in the film, in case no on responded to the latest posting....It was Jack Carson's character I believe who made reference to the boy's dad being killed in the war.

There was no other mention of it...and strange that the boy would ask Jack Carson if HE was his father. But the boy was only about 4 years old and could have meant, "are you going to be my father?"

The cartoon segment was a lot of fun, and the happy ending was rewarding.

They certainly don't make sweet films like this anymore.


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