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Director:
Writers:
Robert Riskin (story) and
Liam O'Brien (story) ...
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Release Date:
20 September 1951 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Foreign correspondent Pete Garvey has 5 days to win back his former fiancée, or he'll lose the orphans he adopted. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won Oscar. Another 3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Bing's best See more (20 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Bing Crosby ... Peter 'Pete' Garvey

Jane Wyman ... Emmadel Jones

Alexis Smith ... Winifred Stanley

Franchot Tone ... Wilbur Stanley
James Barton ... William 'Pa' Jones
Robert Keith ... George Degnan
Jacques Gencel ... Bobby (as Jacky Gencel)

H.B. Warner ... Uncle Elihu

Beverly Washburn ... Suzi
Nicholas Joy ... Uncle Prentiss
Connie Gilchrist ... Ma Jones

Ian Wolfe ... Uncle Adam
Walter Catlett ... Mr. McGonigle

Ellen Corby ... Mrs. McGonigle

Alan Reed ... Walter Godfrey
James Burke ... O'Neill, Policeman
Minna Gombell ... Mrs. Godfrey
Irving Bacon ... Baines, Butler

Howard Freeman ... Governor
Ted Thorpe ... Paul Pipitt
Maidel Turner ... Aunt Abby
Art Baker ... Radio Announcer

Anna Maria Alberghetti ... Theresa
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chris Appel ... Marcel Lily (uncredited)
Patty Lou Arden ... Bobby Soxer (uncredited)

Louis Armstrong ... Louis Armstrong (uncredited)
Anne Beck ... Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Patti Bell ... Neighbor (uncredited)
Mary Benoit ... Guest (uncredited)
Mimi Berry ... Bridesmaid / Guest (uncredited)
Gail Bonney ... Telephone Operator (uncredited)
Eddie Borden ... Neighbor (uncredited)
Hazel Boyne ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Paul Bradley ... Magazine Photographer (uncredited)
John F. Bray ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks ... First Chauffeur (uncredited)
Ivan Browning ... Dino, the 2nd Chauffeur (uncredited)
Joe Byran ... Reporter (uncredited)
Rosalee Calvert ... Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Charles D. Campbell ... Usher (uncredited)
Jean Carnera ... Orphan (uncredited)
Sue Casey ... Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Alain Cavania ... Orphan (uncredited)
Evelyn Ceder ... Guest (uncredited)
André Charlot ... French Doctor (uncredited)
Beulah Christian ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Les Clark ... Usher / Steward (uncredited)
Lorraine Clark ... Stewardess (uncredited)
Nancy Clark ... Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Florence Clayton ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Connie Conrad ... Seamstress (uncredited)
James Cornell ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Betty Corner ... Seamstress (uncredited)
Fred Cuellar ... Orphan (uncredited)
Isabel Cushin ... Neighbor (uncredited)
Cass Daley ... Cass Daley (uncredited)
Adeline De Walt Reynolds ... Aunt Amy (uncredited)
Neal Dodd ... Priest (uncredited)
Mike Donovan ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Don Dunning ... Passenger on Airplane (uncredited)
June Earle ... Guest (uncredited)
Estelle Etterre ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Charles Evans ... Mayor, Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Franklyn Farnum ... Passenger on Airplane (uncredited)

Julia Faye ... Passenger on Airplane (uncredited)
Fred Fichter ... Orphan (uncredited)
Gwenn Fields ... Neighbor (uncredited)
James Finlayson ... Drunken Sailor / Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Emmadel's Friend at Bridal Shower (uncredited)
Frank Fontaine ... Crazy Gugenheim (uncredited)
George Ford ... Usher (uncredited)
Gerry Ganzer ... Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Diane Garrett ... Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Mae Louise Gentry ... Orphan (uncredited)
Joe Gilbert ... Usher (uncredited)
June Glory ... Guest (uncredited)
Herschel Graham ... Usher (uncredited)
Marion Gray ... Maid (uncredited)
Andree Guy ... Orphan (uncredited)
Claude Guy ... Orphan (uncredited)
Frank Hagney ... Passenger on Airplane (uncredited)
Charles Halton ... Cusick (uncredited)
Charmienne Harker ... Guest (uncredited)

Phil Harris ... Phil Harris (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)

Jimmy Hawkins ... McGonigle Boy (uncredited)
Timmy Hawkins ... McGonigle Boy (uncredited)
June Hedin ... Neighbor (uncredited)
Jerry James ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Dolly Jarvis ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Howard Joslin ... Newsreel Cameraman (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Lola Kendrick ... Guest (uncredited)
Donald Kerr ... Neighbor (uncredited)
Karen Kester ... Neighbor (uncredited)
Ann Kunde ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Jocelyn Lachanne ... Orphan (uncredited)

Dorothy Lamour ... Dorothy Lamour (uncredited)

Charles Lane ... FBI Agent Ralph Burchard (uncredited)
Michele Lange ... French Matron (uncredited)
Charles LaVere ... Wedding Rehearsal Pianist (uncredited)
Vernon Lenhardt ... Orphan (uncredited)
J. Farrell MacDonald ... Husband on Airplane (uncredited)
Warren Mace ... Usher (uncredited)
Maurice Martinoli ... Orphan (uncredited)
Anthony Mazzola ... Orphan (uncredited)

Patty McCormack ... Orphan (uncredited)
Walter McGrail ... Newsreel Director (uncredited)
Stanley McKay ... Bit Role (uncredited)
William Meader ... Reporter (uncredited)
Louis Mercier ... French Mailman (uncredited)
Harold Miller ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
John 'Skins' Miller ... Drunken Sailor on Stairs / Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Four Hits and a Miss ... Group (uncredited)
Hans Moebus ... Bit Role (uncredited)
Ralph Montgomery ... Customs Immigration Official (uncredited)
Lyle Moraine ... Bridegroom / Pilot (uncredited)
Odette Myrtil ... Gray Lady (uncredited)
Carol Nugent ... McGonigle Girl (uncredited)
Judy Nugent ... McGonigle Girl (uncredited)
Frank O'Connor ... Wedding Guest (uncredited)
Stanley Orr ... 2nd Butler (uncredited)
Suzanne Orrick ... Orphan (uncredited)
Christian Pasques ... Orphan (uncredited)
Christel Pelka ... Orphan (uncredited)
Angos Perez ... Orphan (uncredited)
Giovanna Piazza ... Orphan (uncredited)
Nita Pike ... Magazine Photographer (uncredited)
Ed Randolph ... Photographer (uncredited)
Joe Recht ... Florist (uncredited)
Robert Rich ... Usher (uncredited)
Jack Roberts ... Steward.Photographer (uncredited)

Kasey Rogers ... Maid (uncredited)
Peter Roman ... Orphan (uncredited)
Connie Russo ... Orphan (uncredited)
Frances Sandford ... Telephone Operator (uncredited)
Cosmo Sardo ... Usher (uncredited)
Warren Schannon ... McGonigle Boy (uncredited)
Betty Seland ... Guest (uncredited)
Almira Sessions ... Wife on Airplane (uncredited)
Lynn Starr ... Bridesmaid (uncredited)
Bert Stevens ... Dress Designer (uncredited)
Charles Sullivan ... Express Photographer (uncredited)

Carl 'Alfalfa' Switzer ... Messenger (uncredited)
Frank Tarallo ... Orphan (uncredited)
Lucia Tarallo ... Orphan (uncredited)
Marie Thomas ... Stewardess (uncredited)
Kathryn Towne ... Guest (uncredited)
Peter Troiekouroff ... Orphan (uncredited)
Audrey Washburn ... Neighbor (uncredited)
Josephine Whittell ... Esther - Secretary (uncredited)
Douglas Wright ... Official (uncredited)

Directed by
Frank Capra 
 
Writing credits
Robert Riskin  story and treatment "You Belong to Me" and
Liam O'Brien  story

Virginia Van Upp  and
Liam O'Brien  and
Myles Connolly 

Barney Dean  uncredited
Charles Hoffman  uncredited
Arthur Sheekman  uncredited

Produced by
Irving Asher .... associate producer
Frank Capra .... producer
 
Original Music by
Joseph J. Lilley (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
George Barnes (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ellsworth Hoagland 
 
Art Direction by
A. Earl Hedrick  (as Earl Hedrick)
Hal Pereira 
 
Set Decoration by
Emile Kuri 
 
Costume Design by
Edith Head 
 
Makeup Department
Wally Westmore .... makeup supervisor
Geraldine Cole .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Harry Caplan .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Arthur S. Black Jr. .... assistant director (as Arthur S. Black)
 
Sound Department
John Cope .... sound recordist
Harry D. Mills .... sound recordist (as Harry Mills)
 
Special Effects by
Gordon Jennings .... special effects
Paul K. Lerpae .... special effects (as Paul Lerpae)
 
Visual Effects by
Farciot Edouart .... process photography
 
Stunts
Wanda Crellin .... stunts (uncredited)
Clara Mortensen .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joan Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Joseph J. Lilley .... musical director
Van Cleave .... special orchestral arranger
 
Other crew
Charles O'Curran .... dance director
James Vincent .... dialogue director
Wanda Crellin .... technical advisor (uncredited)
Clara Mortensen .... technical advisor (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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Additional Details

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Runtime:
113 min
Country:
Language:
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Certification:
Finland:S | Netherlands:AL (original rating) (1952) | Sweden:Btl | West Germany:12

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Paramount Pictures production number 11469.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Winifred seeks shelter in Garvey's home, George is on the phone. In a close-up, the phone is to his ear, but in the next medium shot, the phone is hung up, and he picks up the receiver again.See more »
Quotes:
Husband on Airplane:[Complaining about fellow passenger Bing Crosby's singing on plane] Oh... There they go again ! Don't these actors ever stop making noises?
Wife on Airplane:They're USO people. They sing for soldiers.
Husband on Airplane:Soldiers can shoot back. They've got guns.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in Paramount Presents (1974) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
IN THE COOL, COOL, COOL OF THE EVENINGSee more »

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Bing's best, 5 June 2000
Author: dhosek from Los Angeles

This is my favorite of Bing's movies, a light comedy with great musical numbers, centering on the fantastic song and dance routine with Bing and Jane Wyman in the office building singing, "in the cool cool cool of the evening". Rent this or catch it on cable or do what you have to, it will be worth your while. Frank Capra's light touch does not disappoint.

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