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You're Telling Me (1942)

Approved | | Comedy | 3 May 1942 (USA)
Other than the title, this film has no connection at all to the 1934 W.C. Fields film of the same title even though some sources give the plot of the Fields' film as the plot of this film. ... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Lamont

Writers:

Frances Hyland (screenplay), Brenda Weisberg (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Hugh Herbert ... Hubert Abercrombie Gumm
Anne Gwynne ... Kit Bellamy
Robert Paige ... Dr. Burnside 'Burnsy' Walker
Edward Ashley ... Fred Curtis
Ernest Truex ... Charles Handley
Esther Dale ... Aunt Fannie Handley
Eily Malyon ... Mrs. Appleby
Charles Smith ... Bill, Mimograph Operator
Helen Lynd ... Miss Ames
Romaine Callender ... J.T. Dorsett
Boyd Davis Boyd Davis ... Driscoll
Vickie Lester ... Mrs. Adalaide Parks (as Vicki Lester)
Linda Brent ... Leili
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Storyline

Other than the title, this film has no connection at all to the 1934 W.C. Fields film of the same title even though some sources give the plot of the Fields' film as the plot of this film. Hubert Abercrombie Gumm (Hugh Herbert), a flighty, eccentric screwball (what else)acquires a job as an executive at a radio station at the insistence of his only-slightly less eccentric aunt Fannie Handley (Esther Dale), who is married to one of the company owners, Ernest Truex. After mixing up the script pages to the various radio programs, Hubert sets out to get the name of a returning explorer on a contract for the radio station. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Pateta Alegre See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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