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Let's Do It Again (1953)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  17 July 1953 (USA)
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In this 1953 musical remake of "The Awful Truth" Wyman is married to womanizing composer Milland and sets out to give him some of his own medicine. She has an affair, but her ploy backfires... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Constance 'Connie' Stuart
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Gary Stuart
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Frank McGraw
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Chet Stuart
Valerie Bettis ...
Lilly Adair
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Courtney Craig
Karin Booth ...
Deborah Randolph
Mary Treen ...
Nelly - the Maid
Dick Wessel ...
Ajax Moving Man (as Richard Wessel)
Kathryn Givney ...
Mrs. Randolph
Herbert Heyes ...
Mr. Randolph
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Douglas Evans ...
Black Cat Club Manager (scenes deleted)
William Newell ...
Cabbie (scenes deleted)
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In this 1953 musical remake of "The Awful Truth" Wyman is married to womanizing composer Milland and sets out to give him some of his own medicine. She has an affair, but her ploy backfires, and the couple get a divorce. Once separated, they try every way to make each other jealous. Written by Anonymous

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A Meia-Noite do Amor  »

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Courtney asks Constance to take over a role in his show because Lucy Warriner couldn't do it. Lucy Warriner was the name of the Constance character in the original story and movie, The Awful Truth (1937) that Let's Do It Again (1953) is a musical remake of. See more »

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Version of The Awful Truth (1937) See more »

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It Was Great While It Lasted
Music by Lester Lee
Lyrics by Ned Washington
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It is okay for a remake but doesn't hold a candle to the original
14 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Jane Wyman is beautiful and her wardrobe wonderful. Ray Milland seems out of place in this comedy - and I don't know who provides his singing voice. From the opening scene if you are a Cary Grant fan you will recognize it as the plot of "The Awful Truth", and the awful truth is - except for being in color and Ms. Wyman's clothes this remake falls sadly short of the chemistry and snap of the original. Aldo Ray played his best role in Pat and Mike and the casting director should have considered his accent before trying to make him out to be a back-woods boy. When music and dance are added to a plot to try to beef it up in some way it should serve as a red flag for viewer to beware.


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