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You're My Everything Details


Set in the 1920s and 1930s, 20th Century-Fox's You're My Everything borrows elements from several true-life showbiz stories, include the rise to fame of Fox's own [[Performer~P70237~Shirley Temple~shirleytemple]]. Vaudeville hoofer Timothy O'Connor ([[Performer~P16585~Dan Dailey~dandailey]]) sweeps proper New England gal Hannah Adams ([[Performer~P4663~Anne Baxter~annebaxter]]) off her feet. Hannah joins O'Connor's act, eventually soaring to popularity as a silent-film star. When talkies come in, Hannah is finished, but her precocious daughter Jane (played by [[Performer~P70237~Shirley Temple~shirleytemple]] sound-alike [[Performer~P60828~Shari Robinson~sharirobinson]]) becomes America's sweetheart. Musical highlights include the title song, "The Good Ship Lollipop" (featuring [[Performer~P16585~Dan Dailey~dandailey]] in politically incorrect blackface), and one new number, "I Want to be Teacher's Pet." Featured in the supporting cast are [[Performer~P51087~Alan Mowbray~alanmowbray]] as a bombastic director and [[Performer~P96995~Buster Keaton~busterkeaton]] in an unbilled guest shot. In his autobiography, Keaton recalled that he came onto the set, dropped a tray full of dishes, performed a pratfall, and collected $1000, without ever knowing what the film was about! ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Dan Dailey
as Timothy O'Connor
Anne Baxter
as Hannah Adams
Anne Revere
as Aunt Jane
Stanley Ridges
as Mr. Mercer
Alan Mowbray
as Joe Blanton
Henry O'Neill
as Prof. Adams
Selena Royle
as Mrs. Adams
Phyllis Kennedy
as Elizabeth
Warren Berry
as Dancer
John Hiestand
as Announcer
Hal K. Dawson
as Ticket Seller
Charles Lane
as Mr. Pflum
Ruth Clifford
as Nurse
Joe Haworth
as Doorman
Libby Taylor
as Della (housekeeper)
Vincent Graeff
as Newsboy
Charles Tannen
as Director
John Farrell MacDonald
as Doorman
Sammy McKim
as Messenger Boy
Sherry Jackson
as Jane
Mack Gordon
as Himself
Jack Mulhall
as Leading Man
Robert Emmett Keane
as Architect


Walter Lang
Lamar Trotti
George Jessel
Screen Story
Lamar Trotti
Arthur E. Arling
Leonard Doss
Composer (Music Score)
Alfred Newman
Musical Direction/Supervision
Leland Fuller
Art Director
Lyle Wheeler
Art Director
Charles LeMaire
Costume Designer
Bonnie Cashin
Costume Designer
Fred Sersen
Special Effects
Nick Castle
Frank Prehoda