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Suddenly, It's Spring

Suddenly, It's Spring(1947)

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Paramount and David O. Selznick's company went into arbitration with the MPAA over the rights to the title Suddenly, It's Spring. The Selznick picture was retitled The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer. The film marked screenwriter Claude Binyon's first effort at producing. Binyon went on to direct several films between 1948 and 1953, after which he returned to screenwriting exclusively. According to Par News, the film's nightclub set was constructed from panels of the ballroom of the sixty-year-old Vanderbilt mansion in New York City, which had been purchased by Paramount in 1945 and was once the largest private ballroom in the United States. Shots of the S.S.Queen Mary were filmed at San Pedro Harbor, and the scene of the break-away phonebooth was shot at LaGuardia Field, New York. This film marked MacDonald Carey's return to the screen after three years in the Marines. Suddenly, It's Spring was reissued in August 1948.