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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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Final film for Edgar Kennedy, who had already passed away in 1948 by the time the film was released in 1949. See more »

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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 Behind the Tunes: Looney Tunes Go Hollywood (2004) See more »

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I'll Sing You a Thousand Love Songs
Music by Harry Warren
Played immediately after Gary's first "Love Finds a Way" rendition
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Fun and Amusing
20 September 2016 | by See all my reviews

Per IMDb, this is Day's second movie. Since I know her mostly from her work in the 60s in movies and TV, it was fascinating to see her a bit younger in a 1949 flick. Full disclosure, I am a huge Doris Day fan. Her sweet and sometimes sassy personality combined with her beauty and voice strike the troika of near perfection for me.

I am not a big fan of "musicals" but this one was entertaining. The music was blended smoothly into the movie and advanced the plot. Day had great chemistry with the other actors, and I found myself rooting for her and her agent and pulling for a happy ending. This movie had a 50's-60's feel to me, a little ahead of its time. I enjoyed being immersed in the culture of 1949. I was also surprised that I did not find Day as attractive at this age as I found her when she was 10-20 years older.

I suppose this is a pretty traditional drama/musical for its time and not particularly groundbreaking, but I found it entertaining, unexpectedly so.

About my reviews: I do not offer a synopsis of the film -- you can get that anywhere and that does not constitute a meaningful review -- but rather my thoughts and feelings on the film that hopefully will be informative to you in deciding whether to invest 90-180 minutes of your life on it.

My scale: 1-5 decreasing degrees of "terrible", with 5 being "mediocre" 6- OK. Generally held my interest OR had reasonable cast and/or cinematography, might watch it again 7 - Good. My default rating for a movie I liked enough to watch again, but didn't rise to the upper echelons 8- Very Good. Would watch again and recommend to others 9- Outstanding. Would watch over and over; top 10% of my ratings 10 - A Classic. (Less than 2% receive this rating)


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