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It All Came True (1940)

After crooked nightclub owner Chips Maguire murders a police informant, he blackmails his piano player to allow him to stay at his eccentric mother's boarding house.

Director:

Lewis Seiler

Writers:

Louis Bromfield ('It All Came True') (as in Louis Bromfield's), Michael Fessier (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ann Sheridan ... Sarah Jane Ryan
Jeffrey Lynn ... Tommy Taylor
Humphrey Bogart ... Grasselli / Chips Maguire
Zasu Pitts ... Miss Flint
Una O'Connor ... Maggie Ryan
Jessie Busley ... Mrs. Taylor
John Litel ... Mr. Roberts
Grant Mitchell ... Rene Salmon
Felix Bressart ... The Great Boldini
Charles Judels ... Henri Pepi de Bordeaux
Brandon Tynan Brandon Tynan ... Mr. Van Diver
Howard C. Hickman ... Mr. Prendergast (as Howard Hickman)
Herb Vigran ... Monks (as Herbert Vigran)
Tommy Reilly Tommy Reilly
The Elderbloom Chorus The Elderbloom Chorus
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Storyline

Nightclub entertainer Sarah Ryan and songwriter Tommy Taylor move in to the boardinghouse run by their mothers Maggie and Norah. Tommy brings along Mr. Grasselli, a "nervous wreck" who keeps to himself.. Sarah recognizes him as the gangster Chips Maguire. He killed a cop with Tommy's gun, so Tommy must now protect him. Grasselli winds up turning the boarding house into a money-making nightclub. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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IT'S GOT EVERYTHING YOU WANT! (original print ad - all caps) See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

And It All Came True See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The soundtrack opening tune, "Angel in Disguise," was often used in Warner Bros. Looney Tunes cartoons, since Warners owned the copyright. This was typical Warners policy, lowering production costs by using music the studio owned, instead of paying for newly composed music. See more »

Quotes

Sarah Jane Ryan aka Sal: Go on with your game. Thanks Boldini. How's your liver?
[Waves goodbye]
Sarah Jane Ryan aka Sal: I'll be seein' yuh!
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Connections

Featured in Let's Sing Grandfather's Favorites (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

The Fountain in the Park
(1884) (uncredited)
aka "While Strolling Through the Park One Day"
Written by Ed Haley
Sung a cappella by Humphrey Bogart
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Bogart is marvelous as a humorously grouchy gangster...
8 February 2000 | by Sleepy-17See all my reviews

...and Ann Sheridan can be quite fetching as the "showgirl" with the heart of gold who refers to herself at one point as being "technically a good girl". Fun, cliche-ridden, but with a lot of good lines. And Bogart is hilarious as he dead-pans cheating the oldsters at cards! Also: Is this the film that introduced the song "Angel in Disguise"? I only knew the song as delivered by Bugs Bunny!


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