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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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Mein Traum bist Du  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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The scenes in this film featuring Doris Day and her young on-screen son had a special emotional resonance for Day, since in real life she had often had to leave her own pre-school-aged son Terry behind with his grandmother while touring as a big band singer in the 1940s. See more »

Goofs

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 »

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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Avalon
Music by Vincent Rose
Based on "E lucevan le stelle" from the opera "Tosca" by Giacomo Puccini)
Played after Martha's "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby" audition
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Doris shines bright
30 April 2013 | by 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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