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The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (24-Jul-1947)

Director: Irving Reis

Writer: Sidney Sheldon

Music by: Leigh Harline

Producer: Dore Schary

Keywords: Romantic Comedy

Bachelor artist Dickie Nugent is brought before a court on an charge of brawling; Judge Margaret Turner orders him to perform a lecture at a local high school and dismisses the charge. After the lecture one of the students, Susan, interviews him for the school paper and he complies by inventing a colorful past; she develops an infatuation with Dickie. But Susan is Margaret's younger sister, and after some initial confusion they arrange a "relationship" between the two to convince Susan of its inappropriateness. Won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Irving Bacon
Actor
6-Sep-1893 5-Feb-1965 Mr. Beazley
William Bakewell
Actor
2-May-1908 15-Apr-1993 All Quiet on the Western Front
Don Beddoe
Actor
1-Jul-1903 19-Jan-1991 The Night of the Hunter
Veda Ann Borg
Actor
11-Jan-1915 16-Aug-1973 The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
Ray Collins
Actor
10-Dec-1889 11-Jul-1965 Lt. Tragg on Perry Mason
Harry Davenport
Actor
19-Jan-1866 9-Aug-1949 Gone with the Wind
Cary Grant
Actor
18-Jan-1904 29-Nov-1986 North by Northwest
Myrna Loy
Actor
2-Aug-1905 14-Dec-1993 The Thin Man
Lillian Randolph
Actor
14-Dec-1898 12-Sep-1980 Birdie on The Great Gildersleeve
Shirley Temple
Actor
23-Apr-1928   Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Rudy Vallee
Actor
28-Jul-1901 3-Jul-1986 Singer, actor, bandleader

CAST

Cary Grant   ...   Dick
Myrna Loy   ...   Margaret
Shirley Temple   ...   Susan
with
Rudy Vallee   ...   Tommy
Ray Collins   ...   Beemish
Harry Davenport   ...   Thaddeus
Johnny Sands   ...   Jerry
Don Beddoe   ...   Joey
Lillian Randolph   ...   Bessie
Veda Ann Borg   ...   Agnes Prescott
Dan Tobin   ...   Walters
Ransom Sherman   ...   Judge Treadwell
William Bakewell   ...   Winters
Irving Bacon   ...   Melvin
Ian Bernard   ...   Perry
Carol Hughes   ...   Florence
William Hall   ...   Anthony Herman
Gregory Gay   ...   Maitre d'Hotel

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