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Dreamboat (1952)

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83 min | Comedy

Thornton Sayre, a respected college professor, is plagued when his old movies are shown on TV and sets out with his daughter to stop it. However, his former co-star is the hostess of the TV show playing his films and she has other plans.
Writers
Claude Binyon (screenplay) | John D. Weaver (story "Love Man")
Composer
Cyril J. Mockridge (as Cyril Mockridge)
Cinematographer
Milton R. Krasner (as Milton Krasner)
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Status
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Updated Jul 25, 1952

Release date
Jul 26, 1952 (United States)

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Clifton Webb
Thornton Sayre / Dreamboat / Bruce Blair Thornton Sayre / Dreamboat / Bruce Blair   See fewer
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Ginger Rogers
Gloria Marlowe Gloria Marlowe   See fewer
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Anne Francis
Carol Sayre Carol Sayre   See fewer
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Jeffrey Hunter
Bill Ainslee Bill Ainslee   See fewer
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Elsa Lanchester
Dr. Mathilda Coffey Dr. Mathilda Coffey   See fewer
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Fred Clark
Sam Levitt Sam Levitt   See fewer
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Paul Harvey
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Ray Collins
Timothy Stone Timothy Stone   See fewer
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Richard Garrick
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Jay Adler
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Richard Allan
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6.8 / 10 | 634 votes