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Goodbye, My Fancy (1951)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Agatha Reed
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Doctor James Merrill
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Matt Cole
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Miss 'Woody' Woods
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Virginia Merrill
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Ellen Griswold
Howard St. John ...
Claude Griswold
Viola Roache ...
Miss Shackelford
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Miss Birdshaw
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Doctor Pitt
Virginia Gibson ...
Mary Nell Dodge
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Professor Dingley
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Jack White (scenes deleted)
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Janitor (scenes deleted)
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Somers (scenes deleted)
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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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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The original Broadway production of "Goodbye, My Fancy" by Fay Kanin opened at the Morosco Theater in New York on November 17, 1948 and ran for 446 performances. 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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Agatha Reed: And I had an opportunity to see what happened when freedom was destroyed. The first step was always the same. They began by putting a blanket over education. And by making it a crime for people to think. That's what the film is about. Actual newsreel shots of some of the dreadful things that have happened in our time. How they burned the books and sent the scholars into slave labor camps. How they hang the teachers by their feet in the public squares because they dared to teach the truth. Do ...
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Welcome to All Who Gather Here
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Written by Richard Kountz
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Forgotten Crawford drama
27 December 2002 | by (PA) – See all my reviews

This was one of Crawford's last films under her Warner Brothers contract and was probably here first big box-office failure since her MGM days eight years earlier. The film is not too bad, but not as good as "Mildred Pierce," "Possessed" or "Flamingo Road." Crawford plays a congress woman who returns to her alma mater to receive an honorary degree, but finds romance with professor Robert Young.


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