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The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

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99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand each other, without realizing that they are falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.
Writers
Samson Raphaelson (screenplay) | Miklós László (based on a play by) (as Nikolaus Laszlo)
Composer
Werner R. Heymann (musical score)
Cinematographer
William H. Daniels (as William Daniels)
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Release date
Jan 12, 1940 (United States)
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Margaret Sullavan
Klara Novak Klara Novak   See fewer
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James Stewart
Alfred Kralik Alfred Kralik   See fewer
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Frank Morgan
Hugo Matuschek Hugo Matuschek   See fewer
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Joseph Schildkraut
Ferencz Vadas Ferencz Vadas   See fewer
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Sara Haden
Flora Flora   See fewer
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Felix Bressart
Pirovitch Pirovitch   See fewer
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William Tracy
Pepi Katona Pepi Katona   See fewer
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Sarah Edwards
Woman Customer Woman Customer   See fewer
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Edwin Maxwell
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Charles Halton
Detective Detective   See fewer
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Charles Arnt
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joan Blair
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Mary Carr
Grandmother (uncredited) Grandmother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mabel Colcord
Aunt Anna (uncredited) Aunt Anna (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claire Du Brey
Customer (uncredited) Customer (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Edmunds
Waiter (uncredited) Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grace Hayle
Plump Woman (uncredited) Plump Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernst Lubitsch
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Mira McKinney
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Sol Murgi
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Renie Riano
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Gertrude Simpson
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Ruth Warren
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8.1 / 10 | 26,901 votes