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Goodbye, My Fancy (1951)

Congresswoman Agatha Reed returns to her alma mater for homecoming, although she's more interested in renewing her romance with an old flame who's now the college president. Their attempts ... See full summary »

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Congresswoman Agatha Reed returns to her alma mater for homecoming, although she's more interested in renewing her romance with an old flame who's now the college president. Their attempts at rekindling any sparks are thwarted by the arrival of another rival for her affections and the showing of her controversial film which could put her former beau's job in jeopardy. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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No one holds a candle to Joan -- when Joan is carrying the torch!

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19 May 1951 (USA)  »

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Adeus, Meu Amor  »

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$1,312,000 (estimated)

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$1,130,000 (USA)
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According to Ida Lupino biographer William Donati, director Vincent Sherman was summoned to the office of Warner Bros. studio chief Jack L. Warner--to whom he was under contract at the time--and accused of having an affair with Warners star Joan Crawford. Sherman, who had been at the studio since 1937, replied that what he did on his own tome was none of Warner's business. Warner ordered the director to stop making so many close-ups of the actress, an order Sherman disobeyed. Warners used that pretext to end its relationship with him. The director eventually found out that the studio exec had purposely provoked the confrontation with him because he thought Sherman was a Communist. When that turned out not to be true, Sherman was hired by the studio eight years later to do The Young Philadelphians (1959). See more »

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Agatha picks up a cigarette and table lighter just before Dr. Pitt comes into her room. She stands and holds them both, the cigarette unlit for the remainder of the scene. See more »

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Matt Cole: Doesn't the president have anything to say about it?
Doctor Pitt: Oh yes, of course, but only if Mr. Griswold has said it first.
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Welcome to All Who Gather Here
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The magnificent Eve Arden
6 September 2001 | by (Valencia, Spain) – See all my reviews

I like this movie. A romantic film, but with a clear message against McCarthy era. Eve Arden gave a splendid performance, like she use. Is one of my favourite actresses. She play ,often, independent and resolute women, with a suitable reply at the right moment. I recommend to see another Eve Arden's films like "Stage door", "Mildred Pierce" or "Grease".


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