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You Can't Run Away from It (1956)

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Ellen 'Ellie' Andrews
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A.A. Andrews
Paul Gilbert ...
George Shapely
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Danker
Stubby Kaye ...
Fred Toten
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First driver
Allyn Joslyn ...
Joe Gordon, Editor
Jacques Scott ...
Jacques 'Jack' Ballarino
Walter Baldwin ...
1st Proprietor
The Four Aces ...
Themselves, Vocal Quartette
Byron Foulger ...
Billings, Andrews' Secretary
Richard H. Cutting ...
First Hotel Proprietor
Louise Beavers ...
Maid
Raymond Greenleaf ...
Minister
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Ellen (June Allyson) is kidnapped by father (Charles Bickford) after she ran off and got married to someone he thinks is a gold digger. She escapes and starts an adventurous trip back to Houston to be with her husband. Her Father hires a private investigator to stop her. On the bus to Houston, a newspaper man (Jack Lemmon) figures out who she is. Instead of cashing in on the big story and the reward money he falls in love with her. Written by Harold Thornton

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31 October 1956 (USA)  »

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Ohne Liebe geht es nicht  »

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This is a remake/musical adaptation of "It Happened One Night" from the same story "Night Bus" by Samuel Hopkins Adams and screenplay by Robert Riskin. See more »

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Remake of It Happened One Night (1934) See more »

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The music doesn't save it
17 June 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

It's a shame that it is so much like It happened one night, only to turn out to be very little like it, in mood or feeling. It is fun to compare both but that is also short lived and disappointing because of the very mediocre songs.

June is OK as the spoiled rich girl and Jack Lemmon brings a new dimension to the tough journalist role. He is much sweeter than Clark. But he isn't the rogue that is needed for this role.

It is glossier than the original and being in color doesn't make it any better or worse.

You will enjoy it more if you haven't seen the other movie or you don't compare it.


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