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It Happens Every Thursday (1953)

Approved | | Comedy | 22 April 1953 (USA)
A New York couple takes over a small town newspaper.

Director:

Joseph Pevney

Writers:

Dane Lussier (screenplay), Jane S. McIlvaine (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Loretta Young ... Jane MacAvoy
John Forsythe ... Bob MacAvoy
Frank McHugh ... Fred Hawley
Edgar Buchanan ... Jake
Gregg Palmer ... Chet Dunne (as Palmer Lee)
Harvey Grant Harvey Grant ... Steve MacAvoy
Jimmy Conlin ... Matthew
Jane Darwell ... Mrs. Eva Spatch
Willard Waterman ... Myron Trout
Gladys George ... Mrs. Lucinda Holmes
Edith Evanson ... Mrs. Peterson
Edward Clark ... Homer
Kathryn Card ... Mrs. Dow
Eddy Waller ... James Bartlett
Regis Toomey ... Mayor Hull
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Storyline

New York reporter Bob MacAvoy is persuaded by pregnant wife Jane to buy a broken-down weekly newspaper in Eden, California. They have humorous problems with small town mores and eccentric citizens. But their schemes to increase circulation get them in over their heads. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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They've got a brand new baby ... a second-hand car ... and they're stuck in a one horse town!

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jede Woche neu See more »

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Budget:

$617,085 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Loretta Young's final movie. See more »

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End of an era!
28 September 2000 | by Patrick-96See all my reviews

This film is significant in motion picture history for two reasons. The first is that it is the final feature film appearance of Loretta Young. After this, Loretta only made television appearances. The second is that this is the last film ever made by Gladys George, who died the next year (1954).


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