It All Came True (1940)

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After crooked nightclub owner Chips Maguire murders a police informant, he blackmails his piano player to allow him to stay at his eccentric mother's boarding house.


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  • Ann Sheridan in It All Came True (1940)
  • Humphrey Bogart and Jeffrey Lynn in It All Came True (1940)
  • Una O'Connor and Ann Sheridan in It All Came True (1940)
  • Humphrey Bogart and John Litel in It All Came True (1940)
  • Humphrey Bogart and Ann Sheridan in It All Came True (1940)

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16 April 2005 | Nazi_Fighter_David
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| Competent New York fairy story full of sweetness and light...
In this comedy-drama directed by Lewis Seiler, Bogart was a fugitive killer who hid out in a rundown boarding house harboring a collection of talented amateur performers and maternally oriented older women…

Bogart convinces them to convert the place into a night club and on opening night he is caught by the police, clearing an innocent man (Jeffrey Lynn) of suspicion in the murder he had actually committed…

Bogart was evidently having a good time as he delivered such lines as: "I hate mothers: all this silver threads among the gold stuff!" and had a very funny scene where he is "mothered" by Una O'Connor and Jessie Busley… However, The New York Times' critic, B. R. Crisler, summed up the film correct1y when he said that "It All Came True went from simple to simple-minded."

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