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Mad About Music (1938)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Musical | 27 February 1938 (USA)
A young woman at a girl's school in Switzerland makes up stories about and writes herself letters from an imaginary explorer-adventurer father; and is eventually put in a position where she... See full summary »

Director:

Norman Taurog

Writers:

Bruce Manning (screen play), Felix Jackson (screen play) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 4 Oscars. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Deanna Durbin ... Gloria Harkinson
Herbert Marshall ... Richard Todd / Mr. Harkinson
Gail Patrick ... Gwen Taylor
Arthur Treacher ... Tripps
William Frawley ... Dusty Turner
Marcia Mae Jones ... Olga
Helen Parrish ... Felice
Jackie Moran ... Tommy
Elisabeth Risdon ... Annette Fusenot
Nana Bryant ... Louise Fusenot
Christian Rub ... Pierre
Charles Peck Charles Peck ... Henry
Sid Grauman Sid Grauman ... Sid Grauman
Cappy Barra Cappy Barra ... Leader, Harmonica Ensemble (as Cappy Barra and His Harmonica Band)
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Storyline

A young woman at a girl's school in Switzerland makes up stories about and writes herself letters from an imaginary explorer-adventurer father; and is eventually put in a position where she has to produce him. Interesting things happen as she talks a visiting Englishman into helping her out. Written by Sonya Roberts <sonya_roberts@geocities.com>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Musical

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Délicieuse See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Mary Brodel, who was under contract to Universal in 1938, was scheduled to appear in the film, but does not appear. See more »

Goofs

Orientation of a suitcase between Pierre and Tripps during the carriage scene. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Lady at Theatre: Gwen, you were marvellous.
Gwen Taylor: Oh, thank you very much.
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Connections

Referenced in The Under-Pup (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

I Love to Whistle
Music by Jimmy McHugh
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Copyright 1938 by Universal Music Corporation (uncredited)
Sung by Deanna Durbin (uncredited)
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Tasteless
19 December 2018 | by iliakhachidzegeocrusaderSee all my reviews

Tasteless movie with bad singing and worse acting or overacting


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