It Should Happen to You

Synopsis: Gladys Glover has just lost her modelling job when she meets filmmaker Pete Sheppard shooting a documentary in Central Park. For Pete it's love at first sight, but Gladys has her mind on other things -- like making a name for herself. Through a fluke of advertising she winds up with her name plastered over 10 billboards throughout city. Suddenly all of New York is clamoring for Gladys Glover without knowing why and playboy Evan Adams III is making a play for Gladys that even Pete knows will be hard to beat.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): George Cukor
Production: Columbia Pictures
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
86 min

...I'd better get back

to being gainfully employed.

- Thanks for the peanuts.

- You're more than welcome.

Say, if you'd care to give me

your address...

...I could drop you a postcard and

show you this picture when it's done.

I'd give my right arm

to see myself in the movies.

Just give me your right address.

-262 West 61 st.

- Yeah? Fine.

Room nine.

Well, so long, Gladys.

I saw that in a French movie last week.

Ive been meaning to try it ever since.

Good luck to you, Gladys. I sure

hope you make a name for yourself.

- If that's what you want, you'll get it.

- How?

It's just a theory of mine that not only

where there's a will, there's a way...

...but where there's a way,

there's a will. See?

- So long.

- Thanks.

- Yes?

- What?


I want to see Mr. Pfeiffer, please.

- Who?

- Mr. Horace Pfeiffer.

- Isn't this his place?

- This is the Horace Pfeiffer Company.

ut there is no Mr. Pfeiffer.

- Excuse me.

- Just what was this in reference to?


About the sign on Columbus Circle.


It says it's for rent.


Well, so who do I see in reference to it

if there's no Mr. Pfeiffer like you say?

Well, one moment.

Well, that's Mr. Entrikin.

Walk down the hall and turn left,

on the floor below.

No, no. I don't want

the average space.

Give me the exact footage

on each location.


What was that? All right, go ahead.

Good morning. Have a chair.

Thank you.

Go ahead.


It's about the sign space you have

for rent over there in Columbus Circle.

How many? All right.

oh, yes, the double bulletin board.

I don't know what you call it.

It's pretty big, all right.

Right. I'll take it up with C.D.

Yes, that's available.

How much do you charge to rent it?

Well, now, just whom

do you represent?

oh, just myself.

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Garson Kanin

Garson Kanin (November 24, 1912 – March 13, 1999) was an American writer and director of plays and films. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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