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It All Came True (1940) was a Comedy - Crime Film directed by Lewis Seiler and produced by Hal B. Wallis, Jack L. Warner and Mark Hellinger.

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It All Came True (1940)

By Duke Mantee on Jul 27, 2013 From Spoilers

The Public Menace?was not the only film to use the popular backdrop of gangsters to send up love and romance. The love story in?It All Came True?is almost peripheral to the story and less central to the action than the gangster-in-hiding plot. Tommy Taylor (Jeffrey Lynn) is an aspiring composer, wh... Read full article


It All Came True – 1940

By Bogart Fan on Jun 14, 2013 From The Bogie Film Blog

My rating —A Great Comedy—? Bogie Film Fix: ?out of 5 Bogies!? Director: ?Lewis Seiler? The Lowdown A gangster on the run (Humphrey Bogart) hides out in a boarding house run by the mother of his nightclub?s piano player (Jeffrey Lynn).? What I Thought This is exactly the kind of movie th... Read full article


Warner Archive Wednesday ~ It All Came True (1940)

By Google profile on May 2, 2012 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. "Don't worry about me baby. I got myself covered both ways from the middle." Humphrey Bogart as Chips Maguire It All Came True (1940) is a little film with a big cast. The movi... Read full article


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Grasselli aka Chips Maguire: You know that marriage is a pretty tough thing. I wouldn't change sentences with you for all the tea in China.


Maggie Ryan: Sometimes I'm almost glad that poor Miss Minnie's dead, heaven rest her soul. At least it saves me the shame of having her know that me own girl has grown up to be a hussy.
Sarah Jane Ryan aka Sal: I am not. I'm a good girl.
Maggie Ryan: You are not. You don't act like a good girl, you don't talk like a good girl, and you don't dress like a good girl.
Sarah Jane Ryan aka Sal: Listen Ma, I act and talk and dress exactly how I please. But technically I'm still a good girl.


Sarah Jane Ryan aka Sal: Why'd you come home? Who's Grasselli?
Tommy Taylor: Why don't you mind your own business?
Sarah Jane Ryan aka Sal: Why don't you take a running swan dive into the East River?


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Producer Mark Hellinger's dislike for executive producer Hal B. Wallis became even stronger after this film was released. Though the film was critically acclaimed and made money for Warners, print ads at the time mentioned Wallis as executive producer (though uncredited in the film), Jack L. Warner in charge of production and Lewis Seiler as director, but did not even mention Hellinger, who had received screen credit as producer. This was one of the contributing factors in Hellinger's shortly thereafter leaving Warners for 20th Century-Fox. (Source: "The Mark Hellinger Story" by Jim Bishop, New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1952)
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