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I'll See You in My Dreams (1951)

Not Rated | | Biography, Comedy, Musical | 15 September 1952 (UK)
The success and decline of songwriter Gus Kahn is portrayed, with his wife, Grace Kahn, sticking by him the whole time.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Grace LeBoy Kahn
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Gus Kahn
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Walter Donaldson
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Gloria Knight
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Fred Thompson
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Anna
Julie Oshins ...
Johnny Martin
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Sam Harris
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Mrs. LeBoy
Harry Antrim ...
Mr. LeBoy
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Bunny Lewbel ...
Irene, at age 6
Robert Lyden ...
Donald, at age 8
Mimi Gibson ...
Irene, at age 3
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Donald, at age 4 (as Christy Olson)
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The success and decline of songwriter Gus Kahn is portrayed, with his wife, Grace Kahn, sticking by him the whole time. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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The glorious story of Gus Kahn, the songs he wrote into America's heart, and the girl who put them into his!!!


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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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15 September 1952 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Jeg faldt for din sang  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Gus Kahn is now generally recognized as one of the leading lyricists of the golden age of musicals. However, this recognition took its time coming. He wasn't inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame until 1970, some 29 years after his death. See more »

Goofs

There is a shot of the Empire State Building prior to the stock market crash of 1929. Construction on the Empire State Building started in 1930. See more »

Quotes

Gus Kahn: [sings this to the tune of It Had to Be You] It had to be me that had to get you. I stand 5 foot 10, a man among men, but you're 7'2. I meet lots of girls when I make the rounds, but none are like you 7 foot 2, 70 pounds, but you make me thrill and you always will. I realize Betty you look like spaghetti, but what can I do? It's your fingertips that I adore; when you stand up they touch the floor. It had to be you, wonderful you, 7 foot 2.
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Connections

Referenced in Big Jim McLain (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

It Had to Be You
(uncredited)
Music by Isham Jones
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Sung by Danny Thomas
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Corny, fun, ode to tinpan alley
13 November 2001 | by (warren michigan) – See all my reviews

I saw this film a few years ago on AMC. It was fun. A piece of wholesome, corny family entertainment, which incidentally reminded one of just how literate,popular songs used to be. I was amazed by how many "standards"-My Buddy, Carolina in the Morning,etc., were written by Mr. Kahn


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