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 ...
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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
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Dr. James Merrill and Agatha Reed recite the beginning of the poem by the American poet Walt Whitman (1819-1892), "Good-Bye My Fancy," which gave the title to this movie: "Good-bye my Fancy! / Farewell dear mate, dear love! / I'm going away, I know not where, / Or to what fortune, or whether I may ever see you again, / So Good-bye my Fancy." See more »
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 »
This overwhelming desire to return to the past... girlhood memories, old pictures, old sofas, old sweethearts. Old hat!
You've been on war fronts so long that a decent atmosphere is bound to seem a little incongruous.
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In a part that was tailor made for Rosalind Russell but that she had to pull out of at the last minute Joan Crawford gets a chance to shade her diamond hard persona somewhat in this tale of remembered love.
It's really a story of how we remember people and how time changes them. The part and Joan aren't a perfect fit but she does try and does a decent job of it. As in Mildred Pierce she and Eve Arden interact wonderfully and their few scenes have a nice snap.
Actually Joan's casting isn't the only one that seems off. While Robert Young is fine as the conflicted college president Frank Lovejoy is wrong as the inquisitive reporter. He was a good tough guy actor but Robert Montgomery or Clark Gable would have been more suitable, the part is the second lead so neither would have considered it.
Someone who is perfectly cast however is the wonderful Lurene Tuttle, as the seemingly simpleminded college chum of Joan. She is funny and touching and steals any scene she's in with ease.
The film does have a message about being true to your ideals but is mostly a bittersweet romance and an enjoyable one at that.
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