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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
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William Bakewell
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Don Beddoe
1-Jul-1903 19-Jan-1991 The Night of the Hunter
Veda Ann Borg
11-Jan-1915 16-Aug-1973 The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
Ray Collins
10-Dec-1889 11-Jul-1965 Lt. Tragg on Perry Mason
Harry Davenport
19-Jan-1866 9-Aug-1949 Gone with the Wind
Cary Grant
18-Jan-1904 29-Nov-1986 North by Northwest
Myrna Loy
2-Aug-1905 14-Dec-1993 The Thin Man
Lillian Randolph
14-Dec-1898 12-Sep-1980 Birdie on The Great Gildersleeve
Shirley Temple
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Rudy Vallee
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Cary Grant   ...   Dick
Myrna Loy   ...   Margaret
Shirley Temple   ...   Susan
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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