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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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Storyline

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

Obviously the star of her feature-film debut, Romance on the High Seas (1948), Doris Day received only fourth billing, under Jack Carson, Janis Paige and Don DeFore. In this following vehicle, Miss Day's billing rose to the second spot, right below Mr. Carson. 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

Doug Blake: Could I have her name and address, please?
Sourpuss Manager: We can't give out that information. This is a music company. Not a lonelyhearts club.
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The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down
Music by Cliff Friend
Played during the Bugs Bunny sequence
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Doris shines bright
30 April 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Charming, breezy musical, Doris' second film, in some ways a retelling of her rise. She's sassy and relaxed with the full glamour treatment. Unlike a great many musicals from the golden era this does show that there is some struggle involved to make it to the top even though Doris never looks less than immaculate and because of her enormous talent her fate is never really in question. Eve Arden is priceless as always as the faithful, elegant sidekick. Look quick for Sandra Gould, the future Gladys Kravitz in Bewitched. Full of wonderful songs, the number Doris, Jack Carson and Bugs Bunny perform together is like a fever dream, and the very cool Ada Leonard orchestra, an all woman outfit. This is purportedly the basis for Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore.


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