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I'll Be Yours (1947)

Passed | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 2 February 1947 (USA)
A small-town girl tells a small fib to a wealthy businessman; complications ensue.

Director:

William A. Seiter

Writers:

Felix Jackson (adapted by), Preston Sturges (from the screenplay "The Good Fairy" by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Deanna Durbin ... Louise Ginglebusher
Tom Drake ... George Prescott
William Bendix ... Wechsberg
Adolphe Menjou ... J. Conrad Nelson
Walter Catlett ... Mr. Buckingham
Franklin Pangborn ... Barber
William Trenk William Trenk ... Captain
Joan Shawlee ... Blonde (as Joan Fulton)
John Phillips ... Thug
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A small-town girl tells a small fib to a wealthy businessman; complications ensue.

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Taglines:

SHE CROSSES UP MENJOU...KISSES DRAKE...AND CONNIVES WITH BENDIX (original poster - all caps) See more »


Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 1947 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dejame quererte See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on January 23, 1950 with William Bendix reprising his film role. See more »

Quotes

Louise Ginglebusher: If the turkey sandwiches are made with chicken, then what are the chicken sandwiches made from?
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Connections

Version of The Good Fairy (1935) See more »

Soundtracks

Love's Own Sweet Song (Sari Waltz)
Lyrics by Catherine Chisholm Cushing and E.P. Heath
Music by Emmerich Kálmán
Sung by Deanna Durbin
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Durbin movie seems weak...?
9 March 2008 | by Alicia SeymourSee all my reviews

I'll Be Yours may not be one of Deanna Durbin's best movies, but it really is not a bad movie. The other actors in this movie are great, especially William Bendix, Adolphe Menjou, Walter Catlett and even Tom Drake. By comparison to most of her movies, it does seem like unbelievable fluff, although her movies are more for entertainment than realism anyway. I mention this, because I'll Be Yours is a remake of The Good Fairy from 1935, with Margaret Sullavan and Herbert Marshall, which seems difficult to believe as it is with the naivety in that movie, but considering Good Fairy takes place in early to mid 1930's Hungary and that Sullavan's character comes from an orphanage and has never seen the real world, the plot is a little more plausible. For I'll Be Yours, The Good Fairy story is updated to 1947 and takes place in New York City, both of which really don't work for this kind of plot, no matter how good the acting is. Deanna seems too sophisticated for the plot, even though they changed the character's background from an orphanage to small town girl, and Tom Drake seems way too naive for an American male of this period. All in all, this is not a bad movie, but one does expect better for this cast.


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