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I Can Get It for You Wholesale (1951)

 -  Drama  -  5 April 1951 (USA)
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A ruthless fashion designer steps on everyone in her way in order to reach the top of her profession. Eventually she is forced to choose between her ambition and the man she loves.

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Teddy Sherman
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Marge Boyd
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Arnold Fisher
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A ruthless fashion designer steps on everyone in her way in order to reach the top of her profession. Eventually she is forced to choose between her ambition and the man she loves. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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5 April 1951 (USA)  »

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Lux Radio Theater broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on Monday, March 31st, 1952 with Susan Hayward and Dan Dailey reprising their film roles. See more »

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Oh! Susanna
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Music by Stephen Foster
Played when Teddy tours the South
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Deceiving Title
3 July 2004 | by (Cleveland, Ohio) – See all my reviews

This title at first sounded as though it might be a musical or at least a light comedy. But no, it's a quite potent drama, well scripted and engagingly played by a strong cast.

Susan Hayward offers a staunch heroine, torn between strata extremes of the fashion industry, anchored by two men--both of whom have romantic leanings toward her.

George Sanders is seen as the higher up of the two, and he's ideally cast. Few could bring off the cad type as well, and he plays it to the hilt here, as though relishing every moment.

The other suitor character showcases the dramatic ability of Dan Dailey, noted for lighter fare. Dailey is quite convincing as Hayward's other love interest.

That dependable character actor, Sam Jaffe, is just fine as Hayward's "conscious" and bridge between her callous ambition and fundamental simplicity.

Not available on vhs or dvd, this film is occasionally shown on cable or satellite networks.


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