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Teacher's Pet (1958) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by George Seaton and produced by George Seaton and William Perlberg.

Academy Awards 1958 --- Ceremony Number 31 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Supporting ActorGig YoungNominated
Best WritingFay Kanin, Michael KaninNominated
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Quotes from

Peggy DeFore: Jimsy, what's a psychologist?
James Gannon: A guy who gives all kinds of advice about things he knows nothing about.


James Gannon: How could you give up a real newspaper job for teaching?
Erica Stone: Well, that's a very good question, Mr. Gallagher. Maybe for the same reason that occasionally a musician wants to be a conductor, he wants to hear a hundred people play music the way he hears it.


James Gannon: [while reading the Eureka Bulletin] Joel Barlow Stone. I'm sorry, but you stink!


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Facts about

The script by Fay Kanin and Michael Kanin was first written as a drama. When they were turned down by every studio they submitted it to, they rewrote it as a comedy. Paramount Studios immediately purchased the property.
Cary Grant and James Stewart both turned down the role of James Gannon because they knew they were too old for the part.
The character of Jim Gannon was originally supposed to be a reporter. However, when veteran star Clark Gable was cast it was decided to make him an editor instead.
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