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I'll See You in My Dreams (1951)

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

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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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15 September 1952 (UK)  »

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Jeg faldt for din sang  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Grace Kahn died in 1983 at the age of 92, 42 years after the death of her husband. 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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Referenced in Big Jim McLain (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

It Looks Like a Big Night Tonight
(uncredited)
Music by Egbert Van Alstyne
Lyrics by Harry Williams
Sung by singers at the Rossiter Publishing Co.
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This is a must see for any Doris Day fan!
18 January 2005 | by (LOUISVILLE, KY) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favorite musicals. Doris Day and Danny Thomas are delightful in their roles as Grace and Gus Kahn. They do a great acting job and are very believable. The music is all wonderful and really takes you back. The reason I think the story is so good and probably close to their life is that Grace Kahn was one of the advisors when the film was being made. The movie was made after Gus died but she was still around to see that the story got told as close to the truth as possible.

Mary Wickes also gives one of her best performances. Although I have never seen her give a bad one. She is just good in whatever role she has. Her sly comments are always charming and very funny and she delivers her lines so well.

I think this should be at the top of their list to produce on DVD for all of us old musical fans and collectors. I think it was out at one time on VHS but now it's not in print. I for one vote to see this one come out again. If you haven't seen this it should prove to be a very good couple of hours spent if you get a chance to see it.


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