You Can't Take It with You (1938)

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A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.


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  • James Stewart and Jean Arthur in You Can't Take It with You (1938)
  • James Stewart, Jean Arthur, Edward Arnold, Mary Forbes, and Robert Greig in You Can't Take It with You (1938)
  • James Stewart and Jean Arthur in You Can't Take It with You (1938)

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Ann Miller was only 15 years old when this movie was filmed. Her character is called on to perform numerous (amateur) ballet positions, including the toe pointe, which was very painful for her. She hid this from the cast and crew but would cry (out of sight) ... ...


Alice Sycamore: Mrs. Kirby, please believe me, I'm so sorry to have gotten you involved in all this trouble.
Mrs. Anthony P. Kirby: I'll appreciate it, if you'll leave me strictly alone.
Jailed Prostitute: Don't let it get you, sister. They're gettin' tougher everywhere. Say, where you been operatin'? You ...


Harmonica disappears and reappears on conference table.


Plot Summary


Comedy | Drama | Romance


Release Date:

29 September 1938


English, Russian

Country of Origin


Box Office


$1,644,736 (estimated)

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