In the Good Old Summertime
In the Good Old Summertime (1949)

In this musical, Van Johnson and Judy Garland play two clerks in a sheet-music store who detest each other on sight. Both reserve their words of affection for their respective pen pals, whom they've never met. However, it turns out that… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 29, 1949
DVD Release Date: April 6, 2004
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Thomas M. Pryor
New York Times

In the Good Old Summertime is a wonderfully rich entertainment.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Charming musical with wonderful Judy Garland

Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

Robert Z. Leonard's tepid musical remake of Ernst Lubitsch's masterful The Shop Around the Corner...somehow it just ain't the same.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Not as good as the original.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
Not all that interesting except for Keaton's role in the movie, which is really funny, the rest of it is just another romantic comedy musical.
Leigh Ryan
Jennifer Xu
Out of all the versions of Shop Around the Corner, this one is definitely my favorite. The girl character is quite a shrewish bitch, and only Judy… More
jay nixon
okay, would have been better with a different leading man, that's Liza Minnelli at the end