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I'll Get By (1950)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 2 October 1950 (USA)
Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs.

Director:

Richard Sale

Writers:

Robert Ellis (story), Pamela Harris (story) | 3 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
June Haver ... Liza Martin
William Lundigan ... William Spencer
Gloria DeHaven ... Terry Martin
Dennis Day ... Freddy Lee
Harry James ... Himself
Thelma Ritter ... Miss Murphy
Steve Allen ... Peter Pepper
Danny Davenport Danny Davenport ... Chester Dooley
Harry Antrim Harry Antrim ... Mr. Olinville
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Updated version of "Tin Pan Alley" concerns two songwriters and their romantic entanglements with the pretty pair of sisters helping them plug their songs. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Taglines:

YOU'VE NEVER SEEN SUCH SONG AND SUN-FILLED LAUGH-LOADED ENTERTAINMENT! (original print ad - all caps) See more »


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

De Corpo e Alma See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The set used for the Martin sisters' apartment is the identical set used that same year by Fox for Margo Channing's apartment in All About Eve (1950). See more »

Goofs

Feet can be seen underneath the prop cars in the "Fifth Avenue" number. See more »

Connections

Remake of Tin Pan Alley (1940) See more »

Soundtracks

You Say the Sweetest Things (Baby)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
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Likable, easy-to-take, minor musical
27 May 2000 | by aromatic-2See all my reviews

Musicals about songwriters were de rigeur in the 50's, and this one fits in the center of the mold. But, it's fun, light, bouncy, easy to take, and Steve Allen has a lot of fun as a disc jockey, and Dennis Day and Gloria De Haven are marvelous in their scene together. A good film to watch when you need an unpretentious escape.


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