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Tea for Two (1950)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 2 September 1950 (USA)
A socialite with aspirations of a career in show business bets her wealthy uncle $25,000 that she can say "no" to everything for two days straight, hoping winning will help her fulfill her dreams.

Director:

David Butler

Writers:

Harry Clork (screenplay), Frank Mandel (play) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Doris Day ... Nanette Carter
Gordon MacRae ... Jimmy Smith
Gene Nelson ... Tommy Trainor
Eve Arden ... Pauline Hastings
Billy De Wolfe ... Larry Blair
S.Z. Sakall ... J. Maxwell Bloomhaus
Bill Goodwin ... William 'Moe' Early
Patrice Wymore ... Beatrice Darcy (as Pat Wymore)
Virginia Gibson ... Mabel Wiley
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Storyline

In this reworking of "No, No, Nanette," wealthy heiress Nanette Carter bets her uncle $25,000 that she can say "no" to everything for 48 hours. If she wins, she can invest the money in a Broadway show featuring songs written by her beau, and of course, in which she will star. Trouble is, she doesn't realize her uncle's been wiped out by the Stock Market crash. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Everybody's goin' Gay with - Doris Day and Gordon MacRae See more »


Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 September 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bezaubernde Frau See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The first of five collaborations between Doris Day and Gordon MacRae. They would later go on to co-star in The West Point Story (1950), On Moonlight Bay (1951), Starlift (1951), and By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953). See more »

Goofs

As is customary in movies of the 1950s the hairdos are all wrong: both the men and the women wear fashions of 1950 instead of 1929. See more »

Quotes

Nanette Carter: What do you want?
Pauline Hastings: Anything you might have left over.
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Crazy Credits

On the DVD release and Turner Classic Movies showings, beneath the credit "Screen Play by Harry Clork" the credit for the play "No, No, Nanette" and its writers as source material is obscured by a reddish-brown smudge. Furthermore, lyricist Irving Caesar was omitted. See more »

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Soundtracks

I Know That You Know
Lyrics by Anne Caldwell
Music by Vincent Youmans
Sung by Doris Day and Gene Nelson
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Eve Arden: The World Will Remember
26 July 2006 | by krainsSee all my reviews

It's on her tombstone at the cemetery in Westwood, a few paces down from Marilyn Monroe. See her movies and you will know why.

Also see or hear "Our Miss Brooks" from radio or TV if you can find it. The movie version was not so great.

Interesting trivia is that Doris and DeWolfe were great friends and he later appeared on her TV show playing the same type of character. Hmm, wonder if Rock and Paul Lynde ever guested on that show?

"Cuddles" S.Z. is adorable as ever here, but it's Eve's line, (you can swear she's staring into the camera) "Does this strike anyone else as being totally imbecilic?" which sums up the movie...


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