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Everybody Does It (1949)

Leonard Borland loves his monied wife, but with his wrecking business looking shaky he treasures her all the more. So when she decides to try again to become an opera singer he indulges her... See full summary »

Director:

Edmund Goulding

Writers:

James M. Cain (story "Two Can Sing"), Nunnally Johnson
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Cast

Cast overview:
Paul Douglas ... Leonard Borland aka Logan Bennett
Linda Darnell ... Cecil Carver
Celeste Holm ... Doris Blair Borland
Charles Coburn ... Major Blair
Millard Mitchell ... Mike Craig
Lucile Watson ... Mrs. Blair
John Hoyt ... Wilkins
George Tobias ... Rossi
Leon Belasco ... Prof. Hugo
Tito Vuolo ... Makeup Man
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Leonard Borland loves his monied wife, but with his wrecking business looking shaky he treasures her all the more. So when she decides to try again to become an opera singer he indulges her. While organising a concert for her he meets glamorous Cecil Carver. She in turn discovers Leonard has a splendid voice, and encourages him to use it for reasons very much her own. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

16 January 1950 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

An to ixere i gynaika mou See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 2, 1950 with Paul Douglas and Linda Darnell reprising their film roles. See more »

Connections

Version of Wife, Husband and Friend (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Beyond the Blue Horizon
(uncredited)
Music by Richard A. Whiting and W. Franke Harling
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Sung by Paul Douglas, Celeste Holm and Ruth Gillette
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A truly funny comedy
10 July 2004 | by paul9220See all my reviews

OK, I'm a great Paul Douglas fan so consider me prejudiced, but this is just a plain terrific film. I understand from a video dealer that some legal problems has its rights tied up so if you get a chance to it, by all means do so. Perhaps some day it will be shown again on TV or maybe even a DVD will be for sale.

The short plot is silly beyond belief. Douglas is again a rough character thrown in among society types - this time with an opera background. Through an unlikely talent, this time he gets to be a performer, but as you will guess, things don't go as planned. If you don't laugh out loud at this film, you are dead and should consult with a mortician for immediate burial. Too bad this one is one of the lost ones. Maybe someday....we'll again hear why the monkeys have no tails


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