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The Strawberry Blonde (1941) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Raoul Walsh and produced by Hal B. Wallis and William Cagney.

Academy Awards 1941 --- Ceremony Number 14 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringHeinz RoemheldNominated

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The Strawberry Blonde (1941)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Sep 24, 2018 From 4 Star Films

The opening shots of The Strawberry Blonde are not unlike Easter gatherings at my family’s house. Croquet in the backyard…well, that’s about it. But that’s precisely the distinction that’s being made as Raoul Walsh develops a dichotomy between two societies on either si... Read full article

Uma Loira com A??car / The Strawberry Blonde (1941)

By L? on Jul 2, 2016 From Critica Retro

Uma Loira com A??car / The Strawberry Blonde (1941) Hoje todos os olhares e homenagens est?o voltados para ela. N?o s?o todas as talentosas lendas de Hollywood que chegam aos 100 anos, mas Olivia de Havilland conseguiu, e no meio do caminho ainda ganhou dois Oscars e lutou pelos direitos do... Read full article

Rita Hayworth getTV Blogathon: The Strawberry Blonde

By Annmarie Gatti on Nov 2, 2014 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

And my getTV Rita Hayworth Blogathon Pick is… The Strawberry Blonde… “The Jolliest Show this Side of the Naughty Nineties” The Strawberry Blonde is one of ‘those’ movies that I remember so fondly from my childhood. I even remember twirling around my living room si... Read full article

The Strawberry Blonde (1941)

By Beatrice on Jun 9, 2014 From Flickers in Time

The Strawberry Blonde? Directed by Raoul Walsh Written by Julius J. Epstein and Philip G. Epstein from a play by James Hagan 1941/USA Warner Bros. First viewing/Amazon Instant Video This light romantic tale is a nostalgic look back at the Gay Nineties and its music. As the story begins, Biff Grimes ... Read full article

Warner Archives’, The Strawberry Blonde

By Aurora on Jul 5, 2013 From Once Upon a Screen

Thanks to Warner Archive I came across one of the most charming movies I’ve seen in a long time, Raoul Walsh‘, The Strawberry Blonde (1941). Dentist, Biff Grimes is getting ready to go for a Sunday afternoon walk with his wife when he receives a call from the president of a bank in town ... Read full article

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Amy Lind: [Amy winks at a man in the park]
Virginia Brush: Amy!
Amy Lind: Yes, dear.
Virginia Brush: If there's something in your eye, Amy, I'll help you get it out.
Amy Lind: Oh, bosh. There's nothing in my eye, I just plain and simple winked at him that's all.
Virginia Brush: No, Amy. Either he's an old friend of the family's or there's something in your eye.
Amy Lind: I never saw him before in my life until a few minutes ago when I passed Fisher's drug store.
Virginia Brush: [excited] Oh, Amy. He followed you here?
Amy Lind: No. I followed him.
Virginia Brush: Oh, Amy.

Virginia Brush: [Biff and Hugo arrive in the park]
Virginia Brush: Now listen. We won't say a word to them. Just let them pass. Of course if they say something, we'll say something.
Amy Lind: And if they don't say anything, we won't say anything.
Virginia Brush: No. Just drop your eyes.
Amy Lind: Drop my eyes?
Virginia Brush: Yes. That'll show them we're good girls and they can't trifle with us.
Amy Lind: Well, for goodness sakes, what did we come here for if not to be trifled with.

Amy Lind: [as Hugo and Biff speed by]
Amy Lind: Here they come.
Virginia Brush: [excitedly] They're just trying to make an impression.
Amy Lind: [bewildered] Do you think we'll ever see them again?
Virginia Brush: [excited whisper] The street runs in a circle; they should be back any minute.

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Facts about

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onMarch 23, 1942 with Rita Hayworth reprising her film role.
Previously filmed at One Sunday Afternoon with Gary Cooper and Fay Wray. Later filmed again as One Sunday Afternoon with Dennis Morgan, Janis Paige and Don DeFore.
Even though it is for only a few seconds, we hear Rita Hayworth sing with her own voice. This is believed to be the only time in a film when this happens.
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