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FULL SYNOPSIS

A remake of (1938), Everybody Does It is a frantic satire of the opera world. Businessman Paul Douglas is forced to suffer in silence when his wife (Celeste Holm) decides to become an opera star. Compelled to bankroll a concert for his missus, Douglas meets genuine opera diva Linda Darnell at the concert. While passing the time, Darnell discovers that Douglas in fact has a magnificent singing voice. Partly because he is flattered by Darnell's attentions, and partly to show up his wife, Douglas embarks on his own operatic career. But on the night of his debut, Douglas suffers a severe attack of stage fright, gets "doped up" on medicine in order to survive the performance, and hilariously humiliates himself in front of everyone. Darnell l angrily stalks out of the scene, and the sadder-but-wiser Douglas and Celeste Holm return to each other's arms. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Paul Douglas
as Leonard Borland
Linda Darnell
as Cecil Carver
Celeste Holm
as Doris Boreland
Charles Coburn
as Major Blair
Millard Mitchell
as Mike Craig
Lucile Watson
as Mrs. Blair
John Hoyt
as Wilkins
George Tobias
as Rossi
Leon Belasco
as Hugo
Tito Vuolo
as Makeup Man
Geraldine Wall
as Carol
Gilbert Russell
as Chamberlain
Aubrey Mather
as Mr. Hertz
Phyllis Morris
as Mrs. Hertz
Ruth Clifford
as Nurse
Robert Emmett Keane
as Hotel Manager
Jack Chefe
as Hairdresser
Erik Rolf
as Dr. Walker
Edwin Max
as Cleary
Dudley Dickerson
as Pullman Porter
Mabel Smaney
as Wardrobe woman
George Davis
as French Singer
Joe Gilbert
as Man
Bruce Kellogg
as Guard
Fred Libby
as Guard
Sid Marion
as Props
Mae Marsh
as Housekeeper
George Davis
as French Singer
Joe Gilbert
as Man
Fred Libby
as Guard
Bruce Kellogg
as Guard
Sid Marion
as Props

Crew

Edmund Goulding
Director
Nunnally Johnson
Producer
Nunnally Johnson
Screenwriter
Joseph La Shelle
Cinematographer
Alfred Newman
Musical Direction/Supervision
Alfred Newman
Composer (Music Score)
Robert Fritch
Editor
Lyle Wheeler
Art Director
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