They Knew What They Wanted (1940) - Rotten Tomatoes

They Knew What They Wanted1940

They Knew What They Wanted (1940)





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In this film, Carole Lombard plays a waitress who lies about herself while carrying on a romance by correspondence with the Italian-born owner of a Napa Valley vineyard. Charles Laughton is the grape grower, who also misrepresents himself in his letters.


Carole Lombard
as Amy Peters
Charles Laughton
as Tony Patucci
Frank Fay
as Father McKee
Janet Fox
as Mildred
Victor Kilian
as Photographer
Paul Lepere
as Hired Hand
Marie Blake
as Waitress
Grace Lenard
as Waitress
Bobby Barber
as Pals at Table
Nestor Paiva
as Pals at Table
Joe Sully
as Father of Family
Ricca Allen
as Mrs. Thing
Tom Ewell
as New hired hand
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dated with laughton giving an over the top performance but carole lombard gives a beautiful one, not exactly balancing it out but still a worthwhile view.

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