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It Happens Every Thursday (1953)

Approved | | Comedy | 22 April 1953 (USA)
A New York couple takes over a small town newspaper.

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Jane MacAvoy
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Fred Hawley
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Jake
Gregg Palmer ...
Chet Dunne (as Palmer Lee)
Harvey Grant ...
Steve MacAvoy
Jimmy Conlin ...
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Mrs. Dow
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James Bartlett
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New York reporter Bob MacAvoy is persuaded by pregnant wife Jane to buy a broken-down weekly newspaper in Eden, California. They have humorous problems with small town mores and eccentric citizens. But their schemes to increase circulation get them in over their heads. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Jede Woche neu  »

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A Great Little Film!
18 February 2003 | by (Paris, Texas) – See all my reviews

This is a charming film made back when films could be made just to be charming. It is the story of a big city couple that move to a small town to run the little weekly paper there. They find that their big city way of thinking can get them in trouble with small town minds and mores! I especially liked their photo file; when they wanted a picture of an arrogant citizen the only one on file was of him as a baby-naked on a bearskin rug! This film is another that I would love to see restored and made available on DVD.


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