In the Good Old Summertime1949

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In the Good Old Summertime
Directed by:
Robert Z. Leonard

Released on July 29 of 1949 in the USA, "In the Good Old Summertime" (also known as "Fidanzati sconosciuti, I", "Nella buona vecchia estate", "Girl from Chicago, The") is a Comedy/Musical film directed by Robert Z. Leonard, and written by Samson Raphaelson (earlier screenplay) and Albert Hackett , starring Judy Garland, Van Johnson, Spring Byington, Clinton Sundberg, Buster Keaton and Marcia Van Dyke.

Who directed "In the Good Old Summertime":

In the Good Old Summertime was directed by Robert Z. Leonard, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before making In the Good Old Summertime, Robert Z. Leonard had directed The Bribe, released in 1949, B.F.'s Daughter (1948), The Secret Heart (1946), Week-End at the Waldorf (1945), The Man from Down Under (1943), and Stand by for Action (1942). Since, he directed Nancy Goes to Rio, released in 1950, Duchess of Idaho (1950), Grounds for Marriage (1951), Too Young to Kiss (1951), The Clown (1953), and Her Twelve Men (1954).

When was "In the Good Old Summertime" released:

In the Good Old Summertime was initally released in the United States on Friday, July 29, 1949.. This was seventy (70) years ago.

It has been released on Sunday, October 11, 1992 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "In the Good Old Summertime":

At the casting of In the Good Old Summertime we find Judy Garland, previously seen in Words and Music (1948) and Easter Parade (1948); Van Johnson (Command Decision (1948), State of the Union (1948)); Spring Byington (B.F.'s Daughter (1948), It Had to Be You (1947)) [ more... ]

  • Clinton Sundberg and Van Johnson also appeared together in Command Decision, released in 1948.
  • Clinton Sundberg and Van Johnson can also be seen in Duchess of Idaho, released in 1950.
  • Judy Garland and Van Johnson can both be seen in Ziegfeld Follies, released in 1946.

What is the Storyline of "In the Good Old Summertime":

Veronica Fisher (Garland) enters Oberkugen's music shop, looking for work. Although Otto Oberkugen (Sakall) is reluctant to take on more staff, she wins a job by persuading a wealthy matron, through her singing and musical expertise, to buy a harp at almost $25 over Oberkugen's list price. Neither she nor Andrew Larkin (Johnson), the shop's senior salesman, suspects that they are each other's anonymous pen pal. They bicker constantly at work although becoming increasingly attracted to each other.


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