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Honeymoon in Bali (1939)

Approved | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 29 September 1939 (USA)
Bill Burnett, a resident of Bali, visits New York City, meets and falls in love with Gail Allen, the successful manager of a Fifth Avenue shop, who is determined to remain free and ... See full summary »

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Fortune Teller at Egret Room
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Bill Burnett, a resident of Bali, visits New York City, meets and falls in love with Gail Allen, the successful manager of a Fifth Avenue shop, who is determined to remain free and independent. Bill proposes, Gail declines and Bill goes home to Bali. But a young girl, Rosie, and Tony the Window Cleaner, who dispels advice on every floor, soon have Gail thinking maybe she was a bit hasty with her no to Bill's proposal. Ere long she discovers that she does love Bill and can't live without him. She goes down to Bali to give him the good news. He learns that he is soon to marry Noel Van Ness. She goes back to New York City. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Those "Honeymoon In Bali"...UUUUUMFFF GIRLS...They've got what it takes!

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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29 September 1939 (USA)  »

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Are Husbands Necessary?  »

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| (American Pop Classics DVD)

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »

Quotes

Gail Allen: I suppose you're the kind of man that thinks a woman's place is in the home.
Bill 'Willie' Burnett: Well, isn't it?
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Happy Birthday to You
Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
Played on piano and Sung by Allan Jones
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A delightful surprise
1 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

What a jewel to find! I bought a DVD for $1 to get a Cary Grant film, and this movie was included under the name "My Love for Yours." "Honeymoon in Bali" is a much better title. We watched it twice - the scene with the fortune teller is such fun when you know how the story line goes. Carolyn Lee as the little girl steals every scene she is in. For those of us who grew up with Fred MacMurray and "My Three Sons," this movie is a real surprise. MacMurray plays a wonderful romantic lead. The cameo appearance by Akim Tamiroff is a perfect bookend for the beginning and end of the film. The singing telegram boy is another classic moment. A film worth watching!


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