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      I'll See You in My Dreams

      Released Dec 6, 1951 1h 50m Biography List
      67% Tomatometer 6 Reviews 64% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings Gus Kahn (Danny Thomas), an aspiring lyricist, takes the advice of co-worker Grace LeBoy (Doris Day) in developing a new song. Impressed, Grace puts his words to music and, with the song's success, the two become songwriting partners. Later, Grace pushes Gus to team up with a popular composer, and his career blossoms as the new team writes several popular hits. Gus and Grace marry and have children while Gus writes for Florenz Ziegfeld's show, then for the movies in Hollywood. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      Bosley Crowther New York Times If the names of Gus Kahn and Danny Thomas are vague or unfamiliar to you now, just keep your ear close to the sidewalk; you'll be hearing a lot of them soon. Mar 13, 2015 Full Review TIME Magazine Operating under such handicaps of plot, but with the help of some amusing dialogue, Nightclub Comic Danny Thomas puts remarkable warmth into a portrait of Kahn. Mar 13, 2015 Full Review Virginia Graham The Spectator This story, as enacted by Mr. Danny Thomas and Miss Doris Day, is remarkable for its similarity to the life-histories of all the lyric-writers who have ever lived. Jun 29, 2020 Full Review Film4 Staff Film4 [A] bright and tuneful biopic. Mar 13, 2015 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews Overly sentimental. Rated: C+ Mar 13, 2015 Full Review TV Guide An entertaining and heartfelt biography of songwriter Gus Kahn (Thomas) and his wife and inspiration, Grace LeBoy (Day). Mar 13, 2015 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member I loved it ! For many reasons . Great story . Danny Thomas is great . Doris Day is as awesome as usual . Very enjoyable imo . As a true story Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 03/20/21 Full Review Audience Member I really enjoyed it, for many reasons ! Great story ! Danny Thomas is really good ! And of course Doris Day is just wonderful again ! Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 03/20/21 Full Review Audience Member Wonderfully entertaining bio-pic of lyricist Gus Kahn. Doris Day and Danny Thomas sing many great songs, and the story is very sing Rated 4 out of 5 stars 03/09/21 Full Review steve d Forgettable waist of time. Rated 2.5 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member Warner Bros. biography of the life of songwriter Gus Kahn is a notch above many of the other Hollywood bios of the period; Danny Thomas gives a heartfelt performance and Doris Day sings many of Kahn's hits. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/27/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Synopsis Gus Kahn (Danny Thomas), an aspiring lyricist, takes the advice of co-worker Grace LeBoy (Doris Day) in developing a new song. Impressed, Grace puts his words to music and, with the song's success, the two become songwriting partners. Later, Grace pushes Gus to team up with a popular composer, and his career blossoms as the new team writes several popular hits. Gus and Grace marry and have children while Gus writes for Florenz Ziegfeld's show, then for the movies in Hollywood.
      Director
      Michael Curtiz
      Producer
      Louis F. Edelman
      Screenwriter
      Melville Shavelson, Jack Rose
      Production Co
      Warner Bros.
      Genre
      Biography
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Dec 6, 1951, Limited
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Jan 1, 2009
      Runtime
      1h 50m
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