A young man asks a hat check girl to pose as his fiancée in order to make his dying father's last moments happy. However, the old man's health takes a turn for the better and now his son doesn't know how to break the news that he's engaged to someone else, especially since his father is so taken with the impostor.
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Get delirious with Deanna! Get laughing with Laughton! Get romantic with Robert!
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26 September 1941 (USA)
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Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $2,264,300
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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)
Aspect Ratio: 1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on April 6, 1950 with Charles Laughton
reprising his film role. See more
Ain't it pretty!
[shows staff the newspaper's front page mock-up with screamer headline "JONATHAN REYNOLDS DEAD"
Remade as I'd Rather Be Rich
Piano Concerto No. 1
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Excerpt performed by Deanna Durbin
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