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My Love For Yours [1939]
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Director:Edward H. Griffith
Writer:F. Scott Fitzgerald
Virginia Van Upp
Composer:Friedrich Hollaender
Victor Young
Length:95 minutes
(1 hour 35 minutes)
MPAA Rating:UR
Sorting Category:RomCom
IMDB Rating:6.6/10
Amazon Rating:5.0/5 stars
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Synopsis: Bill Burnett, a resident of Bali, visits New York City, meets and falls in love with Gail Allen, the successful manager of a Fifth Avenue shop.

Reaction: Cute and enjoyable. MacMurray is always likeable.

Personal Rating: 7/10

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Edward H. Griffith => Director
F. Scott Fitzgerald => Writer
Virginia Van Upp => Writer
Friedrich Hollaender => Composer
Victor Young => Composer
Akim Tamiroff => Tony, the Window Washer
Allan Jones => Eric Sinclair
Astrid Allwyn => Fortune Teller at Egret Room
Benny Bartlett => Jack, Singing Telegram Boy (as Bennie Bartlett)
Carolyn Lee => Rosie, Daughter of Bill's dying Friend
Charles Lane => Photographer for Morrissey's (uncredited)
Connie Leon => Bill's Houskeeper on Bali (uncredited)
Fred MacMurray => Bill 'Willie' Burnett
Fritzi Brunette => Secretary
Georgia Caine => Miss Stone, Gail's Secretary
Helen Broderick => Miss Lorna 'Smitty' Smith
John Qualen => Meek Man
Madeleine Carroll => Gail Allen
Osa Massen => Noel Van Ness
Sam Ash => Toy Seller (uncredited)
Thomas Louden => John, Gail's Butler (uncredited)
William B. Davidson => Store Detective

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • [?] Charles Edgar Schoenbaum took over as director of photography for two days when [?] Ted Tetzlaff caught the flu.
  • One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by MCA ever since.