Sam Spewack


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Boy Meets Girl (1938) -- (Movie Clip) What Is Our Story? Actor Larry (Dick Foran) and his agent (Frank McHugh) discover the elaborate diversion by screenwriters Benson & Law (Pat O'Brien, James Cagney), who are up to other studio mischief, in Warner Bros.' back-lot comedy Boy Meets Girl, 1938.
Move Over, Darling (1963) -- (Movie Clip) I've Been There Before Nick (James Garner) with new wife (Polly Bergen) at the hotel where he honeymooned with presumed-dead Ellen (Doris Day), not knowing she's in the lobby, copying the elevator shot from My Favorite Wife, Fred Clark, Max Showalter and Eddie Quillan on staff, in the re-make Move Over, Darling, 1963.
Move Over, Darling (1963) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Not Squirming! Having installed his believed-dead wife Ellen (Doris Day) in the next suite, Nick (James Garner) has to deal with his new-wife Bianca (Polly Bergen) on their wedding night, who’s both amorous and furious at his repeated departures, intending to tell her the news, in the re-make of My Favorite Wife, Move Over, Darling 1963.
Move Over, Darling (1963) -- (Movie Clip) What About Binaca? At the hotel where they honeymooned, having seen each other in the lobby as he checked in with his new bride, Nick (James Garner) hurries to find Ellen (Doris Day), who has, on the day she was declared legally dead, returned after five years lost at sea, with no time to explain, in the remake of My Favorite Wife, Move Over, Darling 1963.
Move Over, Darling (1963) -- (Movie Clip) Follow That Car! Following a contretemps at the Beverly Hills Hotel, Ellen (Doris Day) flees in a convertible as husband Nick (James Garner) grabs a cab, climaxing in Doris getting run through a car wash, in the 1963 re-make of My Favorite Wive, Move Over, Darling.
Move Over, Darling (1963) -- (Movie Clip) She's Drownded! Doris Day is Ellen, still in her Navy dungarees, returning unannounced to her Beverly Hills home, her daughters (Pami Lee, Leslie Farrell) having no idea she's been rescued after five years on a desert island, her mother-in-law (Thelma Ritter) plain shocked, in the re-make of My Favorite Wife, Move Over, Darling, 1963 co-starring James Garner.
Cat And The Fiddle, The (1934) -- (Movie Clip) Music In Exchange For Indigestion Clever opening, Brussels already established, Ramon Novarro is introduced as composer-performer Victor, tangling with the proprietor (Paul Porcasi) and eventually meeting co-star Jeanette MacDonald as visiting American Shirley, in MGM’s version of the Jerome Kern/Otto Harbach Broadway hit, The Cat And The Fiddle, 1934.
Cat And The Fiddle, The (1934) -- (Movie Clip) The Night Was Made For Love Broke and infatuated composer Victor (Ramon Novarro) has crossed a Brussels rooftop pursuing American Shirley (Jeanette MacDonald), herself an aspiring performer, whom he’s just met, leading to a Jerome Kern-Otto Harbach song, then remembering his audition, in MGM’s The Cat And The Fiddle, 1934.
Cat And The Fiddle, The (1934) -- (Movie Clip) She Didn't Say Yes Daffy Brussels music patron Charles (Butterworth) caught a bouquet tossed out by American Shirley (Jeanette MacDonald), who’s both arguing and celebrating a new gig with new friend Victor (Ramon Novarro), whose friends turn up, for a Jerome Kern-Otto Harbach song, in MGM’s The Cat And The Fiddle, 1934.
Week-end At The Waldorf (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Honeymoon Couple Robert Benchley narrates, a couple (Cora Sue Collins, Michael Kirby) arrives, and Jessup (Samuel S. Hinds) rejects slippery Edley (Edward Arnold), just opening MGM's relocated and modified remake of Grand Hotel, Week-End At The Waldorf, 1944, starring Ginger Rogers and Lana Turner.
Week-end At The Waldorf (1945) -- (Movie Clip) Loot From A Fan First scene for Leon Ames as producer Burton and Ginger Rogers as the much-mentioned movie star Irene, upstairs at a party preceding her premiere, her friend Dr. Campbell (Warner Anderson) standing by, in MGM's Week-end At The Waldorf, 1945.
Gay Bride, The (1934) -- (Movie Clip) They Don't Live Long Thuggy "Shoots" (Nat Pendleton) visits brash showgirl Mary (Carole Lombard) backstage, where she later confides in aide Mirabelle (ZaSu Pitts) opening director Jack Conway's The Gay Bride, 1934.