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Heavenly Days (1944)

Fibber McGee and Molly innocently get mixed up with the federal government.

Director:

Howard Estabrook

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Howard Estabrook (screenplay), Howard Estabrook (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jim Jordan ... Fibber McGee / Ghost of fife player
Marian Jordan ... Molly McGee
Eugene Pallette ... Senator Bigbee
Gordon Oliver ... Dick Martin
Raymond Walburn ... Mr. Popham
Barbara Hale ... Angie
Donald Douglas ... Dr. George Gallup (as Don Douglas)
Frieda Inescort ... Ettie Clark
Irving Bacon ... Tower, the Butler
The King's Men The King's Men ... Soldier Quartet
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Storyline

In this joke-filled spinoff of the Fibber McGee and Molly radio show, the couple leave Wistful Vista for Washington D.C. to visit cousin Alvin; neighborhood gossip magnifies the trip into a mission to advise the government. Once there, Fibber innocently starts things, including a big ruckus in the Senate. Will he be famous or infamous? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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He's the Nation's Sensation!

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 October 1944 (USA) See more »

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RKO Radio Pictures 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 February 10, 1947 with 'Fibber McGee & Molly' reprising their film roles. See more »

Quotes

Fibber McGee: That guy tosses eight cent stamps around like they were made of paper.
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Soundtracks

I'M ALWAYS CHASING RAINBOWS
Music by Harry Carroll
Lyrics by Joseph McCarthy
Sung by Jim Jordan and The King's Men
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A collector's must-have.
10 March 1999 | by therightSee all my reviews

This film has been called 'corny' or 'campy' by some, but it calls us back to a time when patriotism was on the minds of most Americans. For many, the welfare of all the people took a front seat to one's personal needs.( See the train scene when the Jordans sacrifice their seats for war-bound GI's.) The tunes in the show will have you singing for days. For collectors of classic comedy, this is a must.


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