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Second Fiddle (1939)

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85 min | Comedy, Music

A studio publicist discovers a Minnesota skating teacher and takes her to Hollywood. She goes back to Minnesota but he follows her.
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Writers
Harry Tugend (screenplay) | George Bradshaw (story)
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Updated Jun 30, 1939

Release date
Jun 30, 1939 (United States)

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Sonja Henie
Trudi Hovland Trudi Hovland   See fewer
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Tyrone Power
Jimmy Sutton Jimmy Sutton   See fewer
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Roger Maxwell Roger Maxwell   See fewer
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Mary Healy
Jean Varick Jean Varick   See fewer
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George 'Whit' Whitney George 'Whit' Whitney   See fewer
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Charles Brokaw
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George Chandler
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Irving Bacon
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