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That Certain Feeling (1956)

 |  Comedy  |  July 1956 (USA)
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When Larry Larkin's comic strip needs some freshening up, he calls in ghost-writer Francis X. Dignan to help him with the strip. Things get complicated when Francis rekindles his love for ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Francis X. Dignan
Dunreath Henry
Larry Larkin
Augusta aka Gussie
Joe Wickes
Al Capp ...
Al Capp
Norman Taylor
Herbert Rudley ...
Florenz Ames ...
Sen. Winston


When Larry Larkin's comic strip needs some freshening up, he calls in ghost-writer Francis X. Dignan to help him with the strip. Things get complicated when Francis rekindles his love for his ex-wife, who happens to be Larkin's secretary and soon-to-be wife. Written by laird-3

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July 1956 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ich heirate meine Frau  »

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1.85 : 1
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"That Certain Feeling" originated on Broadway under its original title "King of Hearts" with Cloris Leachman and Jackie Cooper in the Saint and Hope roles. See more »


Francis X. Dignan: [entering Larry Larkin's apartment.] Who's your decorator, Cecil B. DeMille? Man, this is what I've always wanted - everything done in contrasting shades of money.
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Zing Went the Strings of My Heart
Written by James F. Hanley
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what a romantic comedy should be....
28 July 2003 | by (No VA) – See all my reviews

I write this five minutes after hearing of Bob Hope's death. I watched THAT CERTAIN FEELING on a Sunday morning in a hotel room in St. Louis while on vacation with my family. I think it was 1981. 22 years later I still remember how funny, smart and crisp the dialogue was. The movie was so entertaining that we had to call for a late checkout because we wanted to see the end. I'm sure there are better Bob Hope movies, or at least better remembered, but I think it's a fitting tribute to the man and his work that I can remember everything about watching one of his lesser known romantic comedies. I doubt this one gets shown much anymore, but I hope that it will be a part of the inevitable Bob Hope retrospectives on the classic movie networks. It's well worth the time. If nothing else, it is a reminder of how versatile and hard-working Mr. Hope was. He was truly an original.

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