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Theater manager James Guthrie's (Melvyn Douglas) career depends on famed soprano Elsa Terry (Grace Moore) singing in his Buenos Aires opera house, however, Elsa breaks the contract in favor of a more lucrative deal in Paris. Desperate, James begins showering her with flowers and candy in an attempt to woo her to the Argentinian opera house. When Elsa overhears James confess to his friend Pancho that he'd be willing to resort to kidnapping to get Elsa to Argentina, she mistakenly believes his motives to be solely romantic.

  1. Edward H. Griffith


  2. Jane Murfin


  3. George Oppenheimer


  4. Stephen Morehouse Avery


Top Billed Cast

  1. Grace Moore

    Grace Moore

    Elsa Terry

  2. Melvyn Douglas

    Melvyn Douglas

    James Guthrie

  3. Helen Westley

    Helen Westley

    Madame Della aka Madella

  4. Stuart Erwin

    Stuart Erwin

    'Pancho' Brown

  5. Margaret Hamilton

    Margaret Hamilton


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I'll Take Romance
I'll Take Romance


Status Released

Release Information

  • November 17, 1937


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

Budget -

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