In the Good Old Summertime

1949

In the Good Old Summertime

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Movie Info

In this musical, Van Johnson and Judy Garland play two clerks in a sheet-music store who detest each other on sight. Both reserve their words of affection for their respective pen pals, whom they've never met. However, it turns out that Johnson is Garland's pen pal, and she his.

Cast

Judy Garland
as Veronica Fisher
Van Johnson
as Andrew Larkin
Marcia Van Dyke
as Louise Parkson
Lillian Bronson
as Aunt Addie
Liza Minnelli
as Veronica and Andrew's Baby
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Critic Reviews for In the Good Old Summertime

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (6) | Rotten (4)

Audience Reviews for In the Good Old Summertime

  • Nov 07, 2019
    Garland gets a few fantastic numbers that make it watchable but mostly this movie saps the charm, wit, and most importantly the stakes out of "The Shop Around the Corner".
    Alec B Super Reviewer
  • Sep 05, 2010
    Not all that interesting except for Keaton's role in the movie, which is really funny, the rest of it is just another romantic comedy musical.
    Aj V Super Reviewer
  • Jul 06, 2009
    Out of all the versions of Shop Around the Corner, this one is definitely my favorite. The girl character is quite a shrewish bitch, and only Judy Garland's ineffable charm is able to temper the harsh dialogue. The chemistry is decent and the story is terrible, but Judy's voice make it all worth it. If there was anytime a star was necessary, it's here.
    Jennifer X Super Reviewer
  • Apr 04, 2007
    okay, would have been better with a different leading man, that's Liza Minnelli at the end
    jay n Super Reviewer

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