I'll See You in My Dreams (1951)

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The success and decline of songwriter Gus Kahn is portrayed, with his wife, Grace Kahn, sticking by him the whole time.


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  • Doris Day And her mother Alma Kappelhoff on the set of "I'll See You In My Dreams" 1952 Warner Brothers
  • Doris Day and Danny Thomas in I'll See You in My Dreams (1951)
  • Doris Day and Danny Thomas in I'll See You in My Dreams (1951)
  • Doris Day and James Gleason in I'll See You in My Dreams (1951)
  • Doris Day and Danny Thomas in I'll See You in My Dreams (1951)
  • Doris Day, Danny Thomas On Location for "I'll See You In My Dreams"

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29 July 1999 | evso
8
| a good movie
"I'll See You in My Dreams" has great songs and terrific acting. Doris Day and Danny Thomas are extremely believable as the characters of songwriter Gus Kahn and his wife Grace. Their story is quite sweet, but not overly sappy as some classic bio - pics tend to be.

Doris Day portrays the character of Grace LeBoy, a rather comandeering woman who works at a music publisher. She falls for Gus Kahn, an aspiring lyricist, who eventually will write "Pretty Baby", "I'll See You in My Dreams", "Tootsie", and other such memorable songs. While showcasing Kahn's classic songs, the film also shows the ups and downs of their marriage. Doris sings many of the songs, but Danny Thomas sings a few himself. Most of the songs are recognizable, so perhaps you will be singing along with the film. This movie had me singing along, crying a little bit, and laughing a lot.

I strongly recommend this film to fans of Doris Day and Danny Thomas. Both deliver marvelous performances. Check it out, and keep an eye out for Mary Wickes as the stern but lovable housekeeper.

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Release Date:

25 July 1952

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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