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It Should Happen to You (1954)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  18 January 1954 (USA)
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Gladys Glover has just lost her modelling job when she meets filmmaker Pete Sheppard shooting a documentary in Central Park. For Pete it's love at first sight, but Gladys has her mind on ... See full summary »

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Gladys Glover has just lost her modelling job when she meets filmmaker Pete Sheppard shooting a documentary in Central Park. For Pete it's love at first sight, but Gladys has her mind on other things -- like making a name for herself. Through a fluke of advertising she winds up with her name plastered over 10 billboards throughout city. Suddenly all of New York is clamoring for Gladys Glover without knowing why and playboy Evan Adams III is making a play for Gladys that even Pete knows will be hard to beat. Written by A.L.Beneteau <albl@inforamp.net>

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In 'Born Yesterday' I got two mink coats - this time I get everything!

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Trivia

The production had a 10-day location shoot in New York City in early July, 1953. See more »

Goofs

When Gladys is posing with the plane named after her, the positions of the service personnel standing around her change between shots. See more »

Quotes

Gladys Glover: [Dancing with Evan and looking over his shoulder] Look!
Evan Adams III: What?
Gladys Glover: Walter Winchell!
Evan Adams III: [Nonchalantly] Oh, yes.
Gladys Glover: That's the seventh big name I've seen tonight. What a night!
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Let's Fall in Love
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Words by Ted Koehler
Music by Harold Arlen
Performed by Judy Holliday and Jack Lemmon
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Charming and thoroughly enjoyable
5 December 2000 | by (Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

There's just something about a ditzy woman miraculously making herself a name that always seems to be a winner. I loved the way Gladys and Pete interacted throughout the entire story, through friendship, frustrations, unreturned feelings, and finally contented love.

It is certainly a feel-good movie, and accomplishes this task rather well. Recommended for all you touchy-feelies out there.


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