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It's All Yours (1937)

Approved | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 1 September 1937 (USA)
Jimmy Barnes arrives from Europe to be educated by his multi-millionaire uncle, Edward J. Barnes and in five years the extravagant escapes of Jimmy, now a lawyer, are the talk of San ... See full summary »

Director:

Elliott Nugent

Writers:

Adelaide Heilbron (story), Mary C. McCall Jr. (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Madeleine Carroll ... Linda Gray
Francis Lederer ... Jimmy Barnes
Mischa Auer ... Baron Rene de Montigny
Grace Bradley ... Constance Marlowe
Victor Kilian Victor Kilian ... City Clerk
George McKay George McKay ... License Clerk
Charles Waldron Charles Waldron ... Alexander Duncan
J.C. Nugent J.C. Nugent ... E.J. Barnes
Richard Carle ... Judge Reynolds
Arthur Hoyt ... Dabney
Franklin Pangborn ... Schultz
Connee Boswell ... Singer
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Jimmy Barnes arrives from Europe to be educated by his multi-millionaire uncle, Edward J. Barnes and in five years the extravagant escapes of Jimmy, now a lawyer, are the talk of San Francisco. Linda Gray is a mouse-like secretary to the elder Barnes who has fallen in love with Jimmy, but he favors actress Constance "Connie" Marlowe. Mr. Barnes dies and leaves everything to Linda but he has urged his partner, Alexander Duncan, to plan things so that Jimmy and Linda will get married. Coached by Duncan, Linda accepts the inheritance and announces that she is departing for New York on a wild spending spree. He tells Jimmy that the will can be broken but only after many months and he suggests that Jimmy follow Linda and curb her spending or there won't be any money left. In New York, Linda hires Jimmy as her private secretary. Connie also arrives in New York, as does the ingenious Baron Rene de Montigny with the intention of marrying the wealthy Miss Gray. Linda keeps Jimmy so busy he ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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She's so swelegant... They phffft over her!

Genres:

Comedy | Music | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 1937 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Baciami così See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

If They Gave Me a Million
Music by Ben Oakland
Lyrics by Milton Drake
Sung by Connee Boswell
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Hardworking Girl becomes Millionaire and sets out to win her man
30 September 2008 | by etjf20See all my reviews

One of the forgotten screwball comedies of the 30s, which is a shame. A wealthy man decides to change his will leaving his entire fortune to his faithful secretary rather than his foolish nephew. Of course the secretary is in love with the nephew and wants to get on the right track. The comedy ensues from the lesson she wants to teach him. Madeleine Carroll is the plain Jane secretary who sets out to win handsome Francis Leaderer. Along the way we have fun people like Misha Auer, Franklin Pangborn and Grace Bradley all contributing to the fun. The film while not in the same class as The Awful Truth or Bringing up Baby is nonetheless a fast paced comedy, attractively played and worthy of a look.


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