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Goodbye, My Fancy (1951)

 |  Comedy, Romance  |  19 May 1951 (USA)
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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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Agatha Reed
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Doctor James Merrill
Frank Lovejoy ...
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
Morgan Farley ...
Doctor Pitt
Virginia Gibson ...
Mary Nell Dodge
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Professor Dingley
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Alvin ...
Jack White (scenes deleted)
Harlan Briggs ...
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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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on June 28, 1954 with Robert Young reprising his film role. See more »

Quotes

Miss 'Woody' Woods: [Seeing Agatha searching the desk drawer] May I ask what you're doing?
Agatha Reed: There's a secret compartment in this desk; I used to keep brownies in it to hide them from Ellie.
Miss 'Woody' Woods: Who's Ellie?
Agatha Reed: My roommate. You share your clothes, your perfume, and even your themes with your roommate , but never your...
[Pulling out a tin, and opening it]
Agatha Reed: brownies!
Miss 'Woody' Woods: Zooks! they must be stale!
Agatha Reed: [chewing] Fresh this week. go on, have one.
Miss 'Woody' Woods: No thanks. They stick to my teeth.
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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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