I'll Take Romance (1937)

11/17/1937 (US) MusicRomance 1h 30m
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Romance in Swing-Time!

Overview

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

    Director

  2. George Oppenheimer

    Screenplay

  3. Jane Murfin

    Screenplay

  4. Stephen Morehouse Avery

    Story

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

    Margot

  6. Walter Kingsford

    Walter Kingsford

    William Kane

  7. Richard Carle

    Richard Carle

    Rudi

  8. Ferdinand Gottschalk

    Ferdinand Gottschalk

    Monsieur Ginard

  9. Esther Muir

    Panda

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Status Released

Original Language English

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