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The Young in Heart (1938) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Richard Wallace and produced by David O. Selznick.

Academy Awards 1938 --- Ceremony Number 11 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best CinematographyLeon ShamroyNominated
Best Music - ScoringFranz WaxmanNominated
Best Music - ScoringFranz WaxmanNominated
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The Young in Heart (1938)

By Lindsey on Feb 18, 2015 From The Motion Pictures

(Image via Movie Poster Shop) THE RIVIERA! Coney Island with a monocle…. where the beach twinkles like a gold piece and the moon comes rolling out of a slot machine… here Millionaire Mama seeks a glamorous son-in-law, while Tired Papa looks for new ways to get trimmed… and here cam... Read full article


The Young in Heart (1938)

By Beatrice on Dec 4, 2013 From Flickers in Time

The Young in Heart Directed by Richard Wallace Written by Charles Bennett and Paul Osborn based on a serial by I.A.R. Wylie 1938/USA Selznick International Pictures First viewing Richard Carleton: Well, I… I’m, a championship swimmer, play a rattling good game of tennis, fair golf, and... Read full article


Great Credits: The Young in Heart (1938)

By KC on Jan 29, 2010 From Classic Movies

I love the charmingly stylish silohuettes in this opening credits sequence for the Janet Gaynor comedy The Young In Heart (1938). Not only are they lovely, but they establish the spirit of the movie wonderfully. (The movie itself is also pretty darn good.)... Read full article


The Young in Heart (1938)

By Raquel Stecher on Nov 30, -0001 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

"And here came the Carletons, a merry little streamlined family exuding charm and a touch of larceny with every fortune-hunting smile..." Producer David O. Selznick was in a bind. Gone With the Wind was costing his production company Selznick International Pictures a lot of money and they hadn't ev... Read full article


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Leslie Saunders: Well, what can you do besides look rather too good-looking?
Richard Carleton: Well, I... I'm, a championship swinner, play a reattling good gane of tennis, fair golf, and I rumba like the Angel Gabriel.


Marmy Carleton: The sahib doesn't believe in unemployment.
Mrs. Jennings: He doesn't?
Marmy Carleton: H thinks it should all be done away with.
Mrs. Jennings: How interesting!
Marmy Carleton: He says the only way to do away with unemployment is to do away with employment. If nobody worked, there couldn't be any unemployment, and so the sahib hasn't done a speck of work in four years.


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Facts about

It cost $12,000 to build the "Flying Wombat" car.
Legendary stage actress Laurette Taylor (Amanda Wingfield in the original 1945 Broadway production of The Glass Menagerie) made a screen test for David O. Selznick for the role of Miss Fortune, eventually played in the film by Minnie Dupree. The screen test can be seen in the documentary "Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There (2003)".
1938 Phantom Corsair: This very unusual six-passenger coupe was designed by Rust Heinz, a member of the H. J. Heinz (57 Varieties) family. The design was a joint effort of Heinz and Maurice Schwarts of the custom body firm Bohman & Schwartz in Pasadena, California. Heinz' creation, costing approximately $24,000 in 1938.1938 Phantom Corsair: This very unusual six-passenger coupe was designed by Rust Heinz, a member of the H. J. Heinz (57 Varieties) family. The design was a joint effort of Heinz and Maurice Schwarts of the custom body firm Bohman & Schwartz in Pasadena, California. Heinz' creation, costing approximately $24,000 in 1938. Heinz planned to put the Phantom Corsair into limited production at an estimated selling price of $12,500. His death, however, shortly after the car was completed, ended those plans.
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