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Boy Meets Girl (1938) was a Comedy Film directed by Lloyd Bacon and produced by Hal B. Wallis, Jack L. Warner and Samuel Bischoff.


Snappy patter enlivens this screwball parody about two Hollywood screenwriters who are running out of ideas until they decide to make their friend's baby a star.

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Silent Movie Mini Scripts: Boy meets Girl…

By Movies, Silently on Jun 19, 2013 From Movies Silently

I had this idea rattling around my head and thought I would post on it. Famous last words. You know that old script shorthand: Boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy finds girl. Well, I applied variations to silent stars. Obviously, these will not cover every single film these folks starred it but it d... Read full article

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Mrs. Susan 'Susie' Seabrook: Don't make fun of me.
Robert Law: Fun? Well, I've never been so touched in all my life. Susie, I feel purified.
Robert Law: Susie, can we be Godfathers?
Mrs. Susan 'Susie' Seabrook: Do you mean it?
Robert Law: I mean it. Just you say "yes", and see how quick I'll get Hellinger to print: "Benson and Law Godfathering In June".

C. Elliott 'C.F.' Friday: "Tiger Tamer". There it is, right there in the corner. "Tiger Tamer" by J. Carlyle Benson and Robert Law.
Robert Law: That's a forgery! Benson, we've been framed.
J. Carlyle 'J.C.' Benson: Why you...
C. Elliott 'C.F.' Friday: This is the last prank you boys will ever play.

Mrs. Susan 'Susie' Seabrook: But don't you think he'd be good for Happy? He's an outdoor man.
Robert Law: So's the guy who collects my garbage.

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The original award-winning play opened on Broadway in New York City, New York, USA on 27 November 1935 and had 669 performances. The opening cast included Jerome Cowan and Allyn Joslyn as Benson and Law, and 'Everett Sloane' as Rosetti. There were 2 revivals, in 1943 and 1976.
Janet Shaw is in studio records as "Los Angeles Operator" but she doesn't appear in the movie.
Ole Olsen and Chic Johnson were the first choices to play the main roles.
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