Penny Serenade Overview:

Penny Serenade (1941) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by George Stevens and produced by George Stevens and Fred Guiol.

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

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorCary GrantNominated
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Irene Dunne recalls her marriage to Cary Grant in “Penny Serenade”

By Stephen Reginald on Dec 11, 2020 From Classic Movie Man

Irene Dunne recalls her marriage to Cary Grant in “Penny Serenade” Penny Serenade (1941) is an American melodrama directed by George Stevens and starring Irene Dunne and Cary Grant. The film is based on a story that appeared in McCall’s magazine written by Martha Cheavens.Dunn... Read full article


What?s Streaming in Dec on the CMH Channel at Best Classics Ever? Penny Serenade, My Favorite Brunette and Holiday Fun.

By Annmarie Gatti on Dec 1, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Our December Picks on the Classic Movie Hub ChannelDecember Birthdays and Holiday Cheer! It?s that time again? We have our monthly free streaming picks for our Classic Movie Hub Channel at Best Classics Ever (BCE) ? the mega streaming channel for classic movies and TV shows! That said, here ar... Read full article


Free Streaming in August on the CMH Channel at Best Classics Ever ? A Star is Born, Penny Serenade, House on Haunted Hill and More

By Annmarie Gatti on Aug 10, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Our August picks for the Classic Movie Hub ChannelMore than 40 Titles Streaming Free All Month Long! As we announced in June, we are thrilled to have partnered with Best Classics Ever (BCE), a mega streaming channel dedicated to classic films and TV shows! And, we are proud to have our own Class... Read full article


Free Streaming in July on the CMH Channel at Best Classics Ever ? Santa Fe Trail, And Then There Were None, Penny Serenade and More

By Annmarie Gatti on Jul 5, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Classic Movie Hub’s July picks for our CMH-Curated BCE ChannelMore than 40 Titles Streaming Free All Month Long! As we announced last month, we are thrilled?to have?partnered?with?Best Classics Ever (BCE), a mega streaming channel dedicated to classic films and TV shows! And, we are prou... Read full article


Screening of "Penny Serenade" December 17 at Daystar Center

By Stephen Reginald on Dec 16, 2018 From Classic Movie Man

Screening of "Penny Serenade" December 17 at Daystar Center Penny Serenade (1941) Where: Daystar Center, 1550 S. State Street, Room 102 When: December 17, 2018 Time: 6:45 p.m Hosted by Stephen Reginald Penny Serenade (1941) stars Irene Dunne and Cary Grant as a couple on the brink of divorce a... Read full article


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Quotes from

Judge: [Judge firmly addressing two unseen attorneys] I'll give you an opportunity to better prepare your facts.
Man: [Hands Judge some papers] Adoption proceedings, the Adams case.
Judge: What?
Man: The Adams case.
Judge: [Looks disturbed] Oh yes, yes. Uh...
[turns back to attorneys]
Judge: if either one or both of you gentlemen conduct yourselves like you've been doing today I'll hold you in contempt, the both of ya!
Judge: [Walks into chambers, sees Roger, Miss Oliver, and the baby all seated. Sits at desk] Uh, oh this is the child in question. Ahem, let me see. Yes, I recall looking over these adoption papers. I see you have no income at present.
[Looks at Roger]
Judge: Is that correct?
Roger Adams: Yes your Honor.
Judge: Now what is this Miss Oliver? You know this case should never have come before me.
Miss Oliver: Well your Honor I feel that this is a special case. I kept hoping until the last minute Mr. Adams might be able to resume the operation of his paper or get a job. But unfortunately he hasn't been able to do either, so i thought...
Judge: Under these conditions I can't grant the adoption. This child will have to revert to the orphanage.
[Gestures to Roger]
Judge: Will you draw up a chair please while I prepare these release papers for you to sign? Just a matter of routine.
Roger Adams: If you please your Honor, it can't just be a matter of routine for people to have their baby taken away from them. This child is ours Judge...
Judge: [Interrupting] Those are the requirements of the law.
Roger Adams: Yes but you see we've had her since she was six weeks old. It just doesn't seem reasonable to give her back to-to-to strangers.
Judge: Mr. Adams, you're not here to plead your case. You've had the regular opportunity to prove your fitness to provide.
Roger Adams: We are *fit* Judge if you

Julie Gardiner Adams: We don't need each other anymore. When that happens to two people, there's nothing left.


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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onApril 27, 1942 with Beulah Bondi reprising her film role.
Cinematographer Franz Planer started the film but became seriously ill and had to withdraw. He was replaced by Joseph Walker.
"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie onMay 8, 1944 with Irene Dunne reprising her film role.
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