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Margie (1946)






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This tuneful comedy centers on a mother's reminiscence of her wild time as a 1920s teenage flapper. Margie is first seen fully grown telling her stories to her own teen-age daughter. Back then, Margie was a typical adolescent, crazy about boys and an expert on the day's fashions.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Richard Bransten, F. Hugh Herbert, Frederick Hugh Herbert
In Theaters:
20th Century Fox


Jeanne Crain
as Marjorie 'Margie' Ma...
Glenn Langan
as Prof. Ralph Fontayne
Lynn Bari
as Miss Isabel Palmer
Alan Young
as Roy Hornsdale
Barbara Lawrence
as Marybelle Tenor
Conrad Janis
as Johnny Green
Esther Dale
as Grandma McSweeney
Hobart Cavanaugh
as Angus McDuff
Ann Todd
as Joyce
Don Hayden
as Boy Charlie
Milton Parsons
as Jefferson
Ann E. Todd
as Joyce, Margie's daug...
Tom Stevenson
as Salesman
Cecil Weston
as School Teacher
Robert Ford
as Football Coach
Herbert Kelt
as Boy on Stage Debate
Robert Scheerer
as Student at Prom
Basil Walker
as Audience Spectator a...
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All Critics (1)

Has there ever been a movie more in tune with the world of a girl's room? King understands that witnessing the heroine's private rituals is as close as we'll get to going inside Margie's mind.

Full Review… | January 8, 2015
Film Comment Magazine

Audience Reviews for Margie


The corn's a little high in this simple comedy but there is a sweetness too.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer


Much underrated Technicolor comedy with music showcases Jeanne Crain in the title role and captures the 1920's period flavor quite nicely; highly recommended.

One of my favorite classic film movies. Wonderful story filled with light humor, teenage embarrassments & heartaches, all with the nostalgic setting in the 1920's. I highly recommend this movie to anyone.

Nadine Larakern

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