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|You Can't Have Everything|
|Directed by||Norman Taurog|
|Produced by||Darryl F. Zanuck|
|Cinematography||Lucien N. Andriot|
|Edited by||Hanson T. Fritch|
|Music by||Mack Gordon|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
|August 3, 1937|
You Can't Have Everything is a 1937 Fox musical film directed by Norman Taurog and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck. The film stars Alice Faye and Don Ameche, and was the film debut for Gypsy Rose Lee credited as Louise Hovick part of her birth name.
Judith Poe Wells (Alice Faye) is a would-be playwright who has almost no money. As a result of ordering a meal in a restaurant where she cannot afford to pay, she meets George Macrae (Don Ameche), a musical writer with a lot of power. He offers her play North Winds to producer Sam Woods. He knows it isn't any good, but he has fallen in love with her and does it to win her over.
- You Can't Have Everything
- Performed by The Ritz Brothers
- Danse Rubinoff
- Instrumental, written and played by David Rubinoff
- Long Underwear
- Sung and danced by The Ritz Brothers and chorus
- The Loveliness of You
- Sung by Tony Martin
- Afraid to Dream
- Sung by Don Ameche; reprised by Alice Faye, Tony Martin, chorus
- Please Pardon Us - We're in Love
- Sung by Alice Faye; reprised by her, Don Ameche, Charles Winninger, The Ritz Brothers
- Rhythm on the Radio
- Danced by "Tip, Tap and Toe"
- North Pole Sketch
- Performed by The Ritz Brothers, Tony Martin, others
- Other releases
Doris Day recorded the title track "You Can't Have Everything" by M. Gordon, H. Revel in 1960, along with "A Hundred Years From Today" by J. Young, N. Washington, V. Young, and "What Every Girl Should Know" by R. Wells, D. Holt and "Mood Indigo" by D. Ellington, I. Mills, A. Bigard
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