In the Good Old Summertime details
|Formats:||U DVD, LOVEFiLM Instant|
|Starring:||Judy Garland, Van Johnson, S.Z. Sakall, Spring Byington, Clinton Sundberg|
|Director:||Robert Z Leonard|
|Genres:||Comedy, Music/Musical, Romance|
In the Good Old Summertime
|1hr 38 mins||U|
LOVEFiLM Instant Information
|Run time:||1 hour 38 minutes|
|Rental release:||Limited availability|
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The Great GarlandBy Cato (774 reviews) from Lydbury North , 26 Jul 2008
[Highly rated reviewer]OK. It's a 1949 musical about a couple of people who correspond with each other but never meet but one works in a music shop and the other one gets a job there. Doesn't sound all that promising, does it? But there's one ingredient that makes this film very watchable indeed, and that's the great Judy Garland. She just seema to light up any film she's in, although the other actors, including Van Johnson, are very good in this offering as well. You know what's going to happen after five minutes, but somehow it doesn't matter at all. Settle down and wallow.
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I love it!By Leigh25 (3 reviews) , 09 Dec 2013this is such a good movie. Judy Garland is amazing as always. Beautiful songs and a great supporting cast. Very funny too. Made me very happy!
Romantic and Feel-goodBy a customer , 14 Feb 2013Simple but heartwarming plot, a true Judy Garland classic.Garland portrays an intelligent, strong-willed and beautiful woman - a great role model for young women. Well worth a watch if you enjoy musicals, romance and a feel-good film.
The Best VersionBy desertstream1 (8 reviews) , 25 Jan 2013
[Highly rated reviewer]Lovely version of 'shop around the corner' and 'you've got mail.' I think I like this one best, it has some hillarious scenes which the later versions have not included. A shame, although some of the script is kept in 'Shop Around the Corner' and the musical element is an added bonus.
Open The Box, What Av Ya Got...One Great Movie!!By laneyb (313 reviews) from Rochester, Kent , 20 Feb 2012Give me any film with ''Judy Garland'' in I'll watch it, I think she was Brilliant. This one is no different, The cast were all great, worked well together.
Before 'You've Got Mail'By Donensian (101 reviews) from Doncaster , 15 Oct 2010A happy musical version of 'The Shop Around the Corner' with Judy Garland, Van Johnson, SZ 'Cuddles' Sakall, Spring Byington, Clinton Sundburg and Buster Keaton all working in a music shop at the turn of the 19th Century. A shop girl (Garland) corresponds with a man (Johnson) through a dating agency not knowing he is her detested shop manager. A pleasant musical experience with lots of laughs.