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Turnabout (1940)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Fantasy | 17 May 1940 (USA)
Bickering husband and wife Tim and Sally Willows mutter a few angry words to a statue of Buddha and wind up living each other's life.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Phil Manning
... Sally Willows
... Tim Willows
... Joel Clare
... Laura Bannister
... Marion Manning
... Henry
... Irene Clare
... Miss Edwards
... Mr. Pingboom
... Nora
... Julian Marlowe
... Dixie Gale
... Mose
... Jimmy
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Bickering husband and wife Tim and Sally Willows mutter a few angry words to a statue of Buddha and wind up living each other's life.

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Comedy | Fantasy

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17 May 1940 (USA)  »

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Matrimonio al revés  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Polly Ann Young, who plays Miss Twill is the older sister of film star Loretta Young. See more »

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Phil Manning: [to his secretary] Telephone my wife. Find out what we're having for dinner. Tell her I don't like it.
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Followed by Turnabout (1979) See more »

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Margie
(1920) (uncredited)
Music by Con Conrad and J. Russel Robinson
Lyrics by Benny Davis
Sung by a chorus on radio with modified lyrics
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Hysterical Role Reversal Comedy
24 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

Hal Roach was a master in finding the humor in unusual situations and Turnabout is no exception. The always wry & dour Menjou has never been wittier. Landis is marvellous as the chauvinist turned pregnant wife. Everyone in the cast has a marvellous time, and so do we.


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