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My Dream Is Yours (1949)

Not Rated | | Animation, Comedy, Music | 16 April 1949 (USA)
An agent must search for a new personality to replace a popular singer who refuses to renew his radio contract. He finds one in the form of a single mother, but complications soon occur.

Director:

Michael Curtiz

Writers:

Harry Kurnitz (screenplay), Dane Lussier (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jack Carson ... Doug Blake
Doris Day ... Martha Gibson
Lee Bowman ... Gary Mitchell
Adolphe Menjou ... Thomas Hutchins
Eve Arden ... Vivian Martin
S.Z. Sakall ... Felix Hofer
Selena Royle ... Freda Hofer
Edgar Kennedy ... Uncle Charlie
Sheldon Leonard ... Fred Grimes
Franklin Pangborn ... Sourpuss Manager
John Berkes ... Customer at Green Room
Ada Leonard Ada Leonard ... Ada Leonard
Frankie Carle Frankie Carle ... Frankie Carle
Mel Blanc ... Bugs Bunny / Tweety (voice)
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Storyline

Conceited singer Garry Mitchell refuses to renew his radio contract, so agent Doug Blake decides to find a new personality to replace Garry. In New York, he finds Martha Gibson, a single mother with a great voice. He arranges for her to move to Hollywood, but then has a problem trying to sell her to the show's sponsor. Doug tries every trick he can think of to make Martha a star, and as the two work more closely, he falls in love with her. Complicating matters further is when Martha meets and becomes attracted to Garry. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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The All-Time Big-Time Musical!! See more »


Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 April 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

My Dream Is Yours See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on December 26, 1949 with Jack Carson reprising his film role. See more »

Goofs

When Martha is singing over the PA system in The Green Room she sings "Canadian Capers' for approximately 7 minutes. 78 RPM records, the type playing, had a maximum play time of 3 minutes 15 seconds. See more »

Quotes

Doug Blake: Could I have her name and address, please?
Sourpuss Manager: We can't give out that information. This is a music company. Not a lonelyhearts club.
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Do, Do, Do
Music by George Gershwin
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Doris and Jack and Bugs!
4 February 2018 | by HotToastyRagSee all my reviews

If you've ever seen the famous clip of Doris Day, Jack Carson, and Bugs Bunny singing together, you've seen part of My Dream is Yours. It's the cutest scene in the movie, a lyrical version of "Hungarian Rhapsody", that reminds audiences of Gene Kelly's adorable dance with Jerry the Mouse in Anchors Aweigh. If you can't find a copy of My Dream is Yours, you should at least watch that song on YouTube. It's very cute.

Lee Bowman plays a big radio star, but his ego gets in the way of renewing his contract, so Jack Carson makes it his mission to find a new star to replace Lee. He finds the unknown, beautiful Doris Day, but she has a son in tow and the radio station doesn't like the idea of signing her on. As Jack tries to help her, they fall in love.

Jack and Doris are always adorable together, and whenever I watch one of their films together, I pretend that they got married in real life and lived happily ever after, even though that's not what really happened. They just have a magical chemistry together that puts you in a good mood and makes you believe in true love. So, for an adorable couple, some memorable songs, and an all-around cute story, rent My Dream is Yours. It's great to watch when you're feeling blue; it's guaranteed to cheer you up!


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