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Jordan Blake (a widower) is a successful Broadway Producer who has always been to busy for his children, Barbara and Jerry. Girlfriend, Carolina a musical comedy star, urges Jordan to take ... See full summary »

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Elliott Nugent

Writers:

Stephen Vincent Benet (story "Famous"), Robert Carson
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Cast

Cast overview:
Bing Crosby ... Jordan Blake
Jane Wyman ... Carolina Hill
Ethel Barrymore ... Alida De Bronkhart
Robert Arthur ... Jerry Blake (as Bob Arthur)
Natalie Wood ... Barbara Blake
Cora Witherspoon ... Mrs. Angevine
Ben Lessy ... Georgie Polansky
Regis Toomey ... Mr. Hodges
Art Smith ... Leo
Leon Tyler Leon Tyler ... David McKenzie
Willis Bouchey ... Hank Ross
Herb Vigran ... George - Jordan's Chauffeur (as Herbert Vigran)
Ralph Montgomery Ralph Montgomery ... Terence
Robert Rockwell ... John Ransome
Douglas Evans Douglas Evans ... Raymond
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Jordan Blake (a widower) is a successful Broadway Producer who has always been to busy for his children, Barbara and Jerry. Girlfriend, Carolina a musical comedy star, urges Jordan to take his kids on a vacation and get to know them before they are all grown up. Is Jordan already too late? Written by Kelly

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JUST FOR YOU is loaded with Gorgeous Gals, Wonderful Songs and Big Production Numbers in Color by TECHNICOLOR!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1952 (USA) See more »

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Nur für dich See more »

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

On the 10-inch Decca LP of selections from the Harry Warren-Jack Brooks film score, The Andrews Sisters, who did not appear in the movie, teamed up with Bing Crosby for two songs: "I'll Si-Si Ya in Bahia" and "The Live Oak Tree." See more »

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Just for You
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Performed by Bing Crosby
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Janie and Bing and Ethel Barrymore too; what a treat!
26 January 2003 | by wbrainardSee all my reviews

We all knew Jane Wyman was wonderful with her melodramatic box of kleenex roles she did so well but what a flair for comedy... And her singing voice; what a surprise! As in many actors lives, art imitated life in this movie; Bing Crosby's wife Dixie Lee, was suffering from terminal cancer in 1952 and died before the end of the year. Bing shows a rare vulnerability we didn't see in his other films. And his talk to the soldiers in Alaska towards the film's end about being too late with his son; sounds like he was speaking to the 4 sons he and Dixie had. He wasn't a perfect father but he tried and did the best he could. Crosby seems preoccupied in this film; probably his wife's terminal illness and death had much to do with it. Crosby's widower character is in keeping with the angst he must have been feeling at this time. Natalie Wood and the actor who portrayed his son are wonderful; Ethel Barrymore-- what can I say about this great icon of stage and screen. Jane Wyman's character Carolina knows just how to keep Bing's character in line with love, adoration and resolve. Wyman fans will love this movie. 50 years later, the costumes, sets and glorious color seem very current; it's timeless!


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