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


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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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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Quotes from

Harold: Sufferin' sciatica!


Harold: This sun dial is ten minutes slow.
Amelia: Yes, the sun is wrong but your watch is right, of course.


Everett: I told him I wouldn't do it if I was him.
Harold: You told him you wouldn't do it if you was him. Get him outta here!


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Facts about

One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
Film debut of Chill Wills.
James Burke (Ice Man) is in studio records/casting call lists for this movie, but he did not appear or was not identifiable.
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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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