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My Love Came Back (1940)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 13 July 1940 (USA)
Amelia is a gifted violinist who is in danger of quitting the Brissac Academy of Music. Julius arranges to have a scholarship given to her through his employee Tony so that Julius can ... See full summary »

Director:

Curtis Bernhardt (as Kurt Bernhardt)

Writers:

Ivan Goff (screen play), Robert Buckner (screen play) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Olivia de Havilland ... Amelia Cornell
Jeffrey Lynn ... Tony Baldwin
Eddie Albert ... Dusty Rhodes
Jane Wyman ... Joy O'Keefe
Charles Winninger ... Julius Malette
Spring Byington ... Mrs. Malette
Grant Mitchell ... Dr. Kobbe
William T. Orr ... Paul Malette (as William Orr)
Ann Gillis ... Valerie Malette
S.Z. Sakall ... Geza Peyer
Charles Trowbridge ... Dr. Downey
Mabel Taliaferro ... Dowager
William B. Davidson ... Agent (as William Davidson)
Nanette Vallon Nanette Vallon ... Sophie
Sidney Bracey ... Butler (as Sidney Bracy)
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Storyline

Amelia is a gifted violinist who is in danger of quitting the Brissac Academy of Music. Julius arranges to have a scholarship given to her through his employee Tony so that Julius can escort Amelia to every musical event in the city. The trouble begins when he cannot meet her one night and Tony goes in his place. Tony believes that Julius and Amelia are a couple and then son Paul thinks that Tony and Amelia are a couple as he is sending her the money. The worst part is that Amelia might leave classical music for swing music with classmates Dusty, Joy and the band. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 July 1940 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

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 16, 1941 with Olivia de Havilland and Charles Winninger reprising their film roles. See more »

Goofs

When Amelia throws the book through the glass door, it breaks out only the top part of the glass. But, when she leaves the office, only the center part is broken out, before she slams the door and breaks the rest. See more »

Quotes

Julius Malette: A wife should always know where her husband is going in the evening.
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Crazy Credits

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy was credited orally for his concerto by Spring Byington during the film. See more »

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Remake of Episode (1935) See more »

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The Rose in Her Hair
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Music by Harry Warren
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A sweet, blithe romantic comedy unlike any other!
5 August 2002 | by caribenoSee all my reviews

"My Love Came Back" is the inappropriate title for this sweet, blithe romantic comedy that was unlike anything Olivia de Havilland ever did. Olivia de Havilland winningly displays fine comedy talent and really makes the movie shine beyond what was apparently a programmer film, although she is ably assisted by Jeffrey Lynn and S. Z. Sakall (beginning his most famous period, as a Warner Brothers supporting player). Eddie Albert and Jane Wyman make for believable foils for de Havilland and make an ingratiating, warm comedy team. A film beautiful to watch for its shimmering black and white cinematography, breezy yet warm score, and, once again, the radiant comedic performance of Olivia de Havilland to carry the picture.


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