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There Goes My Girl (1937)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 21 May 1937 (USA)
A screwball comedy in the vein of His Girl Friday (1940). Jerry and Connie are ace reporters for rival newspapers. They are engaged to be married, but their employers try every trick in the... See full summary »

Directors:

Ben Holmes, Edward Killy (uncredited)

Writers:

Harry Segall (screen play), George Beck (story)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gene Raymond ... Reporter Jerry Martin
Ann Sothern ... Reporter Connie Taylor
Gordon Jones ... Reporter Dunn
Richard Lane ... Editor Tim J. Whelan
Frank Jenks ... Reporter Frank 'George' Tate
Bradley Page ... Joe Rethburn - Nightclub Owner
Joan Woodbury ... Margot Whitney
Marla Shelton ... Mrs. Grace Andrews
Alec Craig ... 'Godfrey' - a Hobo
Joseph Crehan ... Sgt. Wood
William Corson William Corson ... Dan Curtis
Maxine Jennings ... Miss Caldwell - Actress
Clyde Dilson Clyde Dilson ... Actor Shot at Wedding
Charles Coleman ... Faraday
Chester Clute ... Stu Parker - Whelan's Idea Man
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A screwball comedy in the vein of His Girl Friday (1940). Jerry and Connie are ace reporters for rival newspapers. They are engaged to be married, but their employers try every trick in the book to keep them apart. With the nuptials apparently thwarted, Jerry and Connie are sent by their respective newspapers to cover the Andrews murder case in Bridgeport. Will the couple reconcile or will professional competition drive them farther apart? Written by Thomas McWilliams <tgm@netcom.com>

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ROMANCE sabotaged A wedding dress goes on the rocks when the bride's boss frames a phony murder at the altar! (Print Ad- Fort Dodge Messenger-Chronicle, ((Fort Dodge, Iowa)) 17 June 1937)


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Trivia

The " My Man Godfrey" is a reference to a movie of the same name that was released seven months before the release of this film. See more »

Quotes

Reporter Connie Taylor: It looks as though the widow Andrews has something on her mind.
Reporter Frank 'George' Tate: I wouldn't know. I wasn't looking at her mind.
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References Too Many Wives (1937) See more »

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another G Raymond /A Sothern mixup love-story
22 May 2008 | by ksf-2See all my reviews

... and they cut the scenes with Lucille Ball ?? what were they thinking ? Lucy would make "Stage Door" in 1937 also, still a newbie at this point. Newspaper reporters Connie (Ann Sothern) and Jerry (Gene Raymond) are getting married, or have been trying to get hitched for some time now, and Connie's editor (Richard Lane) will stop at nothing to keep her from getting married. Connie follows Jerry out of town on a murder story, and tries to catch him in her web. Attentive viewers will recognize Connie's fellow reporter "Tate" -- It's Frank Jenks, who usually played the thug in crime dramas, and would have supporting roles in four films with G. Raymond. Joan Woodbury plays "Margot", an interloper and dancer who catches Jerry's eye. Will Connie & Jerry ever hook up? Some funny telephone gags. Plot very similar to "His Girl Friday", which was made three years Later... although different writers are credited.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 May 1937 (USA) See more »

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Women Are Poison See more »

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Mono (RCA Victor System)

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1.37 : 1
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