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Hold That Kiss (1938)

Passed | | Comedy, Romance | 13 May 1938 (USA)
June Evans, clothing model, and Tommy Bradford, travel agent, both dream of being rich. When they meet at millionaire, J. Westley Piermont's daughter's wedding, they both assume each other ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
... June Evans
... Tommy Bradford
... Chick Evans
... Mr. Piermont
... Aunt Lucy
... Al (as Edward S. Brophy)
... Mrs. Evans
... Steve Evans
... Ted Evans
... Nadine Piermont
... Maurice
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June Evans, clothing model, and Tommy Bradford, travel agent, both dream of being rich. When they meet at millionaire, J. Westley Piermont's daughter's wedding, they both assume each other is wealthy. Each being there to do errands. Piermont having a very poor memory unknowingly helps June and Tommy confirm their lies. The two begin to date, resulting in each other trying to outdo the other. But both have no money. Written by Kelly

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13 May 1938 (USA)  »

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I kväll kl 8  »

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This film's initial telecast took place in Los Angeles Wednesday 21 August 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11); it first aired in Chicago 13 September 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), in both New Haven CT and Norfolk VA 26 November 1957 on WNHC (Channel 8) and on WTAR (Channel 3), in Fresno CA 19 December 1957 on KMJ (Channel 24), in Philadelphia 27 December 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), in Honolulu 2 February 1958 on KHVH (Channel 13), in Columbus 4 February 1958 on WLW-C (Channel 4), in Tampa 7 February 1958 on WFLA (Channel 8), in San Francisco 20 February 1958 on KGO (Channel 7), in Spokane 27 May 1958 on KHQ (Channel 6), in Miami 9 June 1958 on WCKT (Channel 7), in Seattle 15 June 1958 on KING (Channel 5), and in Indianapolis 17 June 1958 on WLW-I (Channel 13); New York City televiewers finally got a chance to take a look at it 22 August 1962 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »

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Al: Listen, if they got dough, they're not screwy, they're eccentric!
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References The Good Earth (1937) See more »

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A Winning Romantic Comedy
19 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

The worst thing about this charming, well acted comedy is its generic title. Hold what kiss?

The leads are at their romantic best. The supporting players are delightful.

I personally would have preferred it sans the Mickey Rooney character but he doubtless helped its box office (if it had any.)

A few stereotypes are engaged in, too; but otherwise, it is a charming concoction. It's funny: O'Sullivan's boss Monsieur Maurice is written very broadly but the penultimate scene in which a tricked O'Keefe tricks her by making her pose in one gown after another after another -- they now know each other to be in retail and not in society -- is very funny.


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