It's a Gift Overview:

It's a Gift (1934) was a Comedy - Black-and-white Film directed by Norman Z. McLeod and produced by William LeBaron and Emanuel Cohen.

It's a Gift was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2010.

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The Charles Sellon Film Festival: "Bright Eyes" and "It's a Gift"

By David on Aug 13, 2015 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

"Bah!" Of all the actors and actresses who appeared in 1930s films, Charles Sellon (1870-1937) was certainly one of them. A native of Boston, Sellon made his stage debut in 1901 and his film debut in 1923. He was rarely the lead; skinny and with a long face, with a mouth usually in a frown or scow... Read full article

Movie Scenes That Make Me Grin Like an Idiot: "It's a Gift"

By David on Jul 6, 2012 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

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Harold: Ah, crackers. Good old crackers. That was a smart thing of me to bring those crackers along, wasn't it?

Insurance Salesman: How old are you?
Harold: None of your business.
Insurance Salesman: I'd say you were a man about 50.
Harold: You would say that.

Amelia: Seems pretty strange someone would call you from a maternity hospital in the middle of the night.
Harold: They didn't call me from a maternity hospital. They called thinking this was the maternity hospital.

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Facts about

James Burke (Ice Man) is in studio records/casting call lists for this movie, but he did not appear or was not identifiable.
Film debut of Chill Wills.
The portrait of the late Uncle Bean is the same portrait of actor Donald Meek seen in Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch filmed. In this film the portrait has a mustache drawn on it.
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National Film Registry

It's a Gift

Released 1934
Inducted 2010

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Also directed by Norman Z. McLeod

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Also produced by William LeBaron

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Also released in 1934

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