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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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Cast

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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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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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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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 »

Quotes

Matt Cole: Open your eyes, Aggie. This is a lost world up here. And Merrill's the perfect president for it.
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Version of Leb wohl, mein Traum (1963) See more »

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Glorious Month of June
(uncredited)
Music by J.L. Gilbert
Lyrics by William H. Gardner
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Much Better than some reviews
27 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK so this isn't Mildred Pierce, but it's not horrible either. Typical 1950's melodrama about a congresswomen (Crawford) who ends up caught between two men and fighting fascist censorship at the same time. Tame by today's standards I'm glad to see that Joan was not scared to throw some mud in the eye of the evil McCarthy witch hunt. (in real life Joan did testify at the McCarthy hearings and basically told them to go to hell, but in a nice way only Joan could pull off). Don't write this movie off, it is now available on DVD through Movies Unlimited as is Joan's last picture for Warners "This Women Is Dangerous". If your a Joan fan these are musts for your collection.


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