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My Dream Is Yours (1949)

An agent must search for a new personality to replace a popular singer who refuses to renew his radio contract. He finds one in the form of a single mother, but complications soon occur.

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Felix Hofer
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Customer at Green Room
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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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Trivia

The novelty song "I Tick, Tick, Tick" that Doris Day's character sings for her first audition was written to take advantage of the publicity surrounding the atomic clock which had just been invented. This clock, now even more precise, is now the standard to which all clocks in the US are set. See more »

Goofs

When Martha is tucking Freddie into bed, a microphone shadow is visible on the back wall of the bedroom. See more »

Quotes

Gary Mitchell: Lovely girl. Lovely singer. Handy with a knife, too.
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Referenced in Toonheads: The Lost Cartoons (2000) See more »

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I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues
Music by Harold Arlen
Played when Gary is at the bar
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A wonderful musical. A movie I could view endlessly.
3 August 2006 | by (OVERLAND PARK, KS) – See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed this movie - I thought Doris Day/Jack Carson were especially great and who cannot mention the great Eve Arden who is always a jewel as well as Cuddles!! The movie is great entertainment and I loved it. While this movie is over 50 years of age, it still is current and upbeat and fun. The pace of the film is quick and lively; the singing is great and the storyline good. I wish the films of today would be a repeat of My Dream is Yours - I know that times have changed, but music is music and it seems that musical pictures are a thing of the past and what a shame that is but then I guess musical talent such as Doris Day/Judy Garland, etc. are no longer available. That, too, is a shame.


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