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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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Credited cast:
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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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Storyline

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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Comedy | Romance

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19 May 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Adeus, Meu Amor  »

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$1,312,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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One of the first films to show a woman with a shoulder strap purse. See more »

Quotes

Virginia Merrill: Come on, Mary Nell, let's leave Miss Reed alone with her memories.
Miss 'Woody' Woods: Miss Reed is alone with her memories; outside under a tree.
Virginia Merrill: Then who're...
Miss 'Woody' Woods: Me? I just carry the typewriter.
Virginia Merrill: Oh, you're her secretary! Oh, I'm so glad!
Miss 'Woody' Woods: Well, don't shoot off any firecrackers!
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Glorious Month of June
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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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