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My Dream Is Yours (1949)

Not Rated | | Animation, Comedy, Music | 16 April 1949 (USA)
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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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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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 »

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When Martha is singing over the PA system in The Green Room she sings "Canadian Capers' for approximately 7 minutes. 78 RPM records, the type playing, had a maximum play time of 3 minutes 15 seconds. See more »

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Radio Announcer #1: Yes, friends, if you want krilkick that will frenestrand, if you want cocolick with neodolimer, then try Hic Shampoo, for hair that will grindle!
Radio Announcer #2: For hair that will glanville and monde, and give beautiful phyllostrand, get the large economy size!
Radio Announcer #3: Yes, only Humperdinick's Magnetic Shaving Cream contains atom-francid mottletry - the mottletry that makes any property...
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Version of Twenty Million Sweethearts (1934) See more »

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The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down
Music by Cliff Friend
Played during the Bugs Bunny sequence
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The young Doris Day shines like a sun on the screen
5 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

The movie tells the story of Doug Blake (Jack Carson) as he searches for a new radio singer star in order to replace his conceited former friend Gary Mitchell (Lee Bowman), who has just refused to sign another contract. In New York Doug is spellbound by the singing talents of young war widow Martha Gibson (Doris Day). He brings her and her little son Freddy to Hollywood, where Martha and her manager Doug have to go through all the difficulties that an unknown singer has to face on the way to success. Gradually, Doug also falls in love with Martha, who however is more attracted by Gary Mitchell. We can't wait to see, of course, who will finally get the girl ...

The familiar story line (with a musician rising from being a nobody to being a well-known and recognized star) is often delivered in a boring and either over-sentimental or spiritless way by other movies of this kind. In contrast, "My Dream is Yours" combines an original, heart-felt story with a good script and excellent direction. And there is Doris Day at the age of twenty-five! She may already appear quite charming in some of the better-known comedies that were produced ten or fifteen years later. Here her performance is so delightful to look at and her singing so refreshing to listen to that I was overwhelmed. If you like Doris Day, you simply have to see this movie.


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