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Youth Takes a Fling (1938)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joel McCrea ... Joe Meadows
Andrea Leeds ... Helen Brown
Frank Jenks ... Frank Munson
Dorothea Kent ... Jean
Isabel Jeans ... Mrs. Merrivale
Virginia Grey ... Madge
Grant Mitchell ... Duke
Henry Mollison ... Dunham
Brandon Tynan ... Tad
Oscar O'Shea ... Captain Walters
Granville Bates ... Mr. Judd
Roger Davis Roger Davis ... Floorwalker
Marion Martin ... Girl on Beach
Olaf Hytten Olaf Hytten ... Dunham's Butler
Willie Best ... George
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A BOY AND A GIRL...WHO REACHED OUT AND TOOK THE JOYS OF LIFE! (all caps) See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Han vil til søs See more »

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Universal Pictures See more »
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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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******* 30's Romance
15 August 2019 | by GManfredSee all my reviews

Odd title for a movie, especially a title which is as nebulous as this one. All things considered it is pretty funny and finds the pair in several comical situations. All in all, a breezy and entertaining trifle of a movie. It plays like a second feature but has an A feature cast with Joel McCrea and Andrea Leeds.

Nutshell; Leeds wants to find a husband and get married, but McCrea has no interest - he wants to ship out as a seaman and see the world. Both end up working for the same department store when they meet. As stated, there are some good instances of humor as well as illogical unexplained circumstances - a staple feature of 30's movies. It's easy to take and it's 75 minutes pass quickly. Shown at Capitolfest, Rome, NY, 8/19.

******* 7/10 - Website no longer prints my star rating.


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