Irene Dunne

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  • Birth Name: Irene Marie Dunn
  • Birth Place: Louisville, KY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 12/20/1898, Sagittarius
  • Date of Death: 09/04/1990
  • Profession: Actor; singer
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Question: I haven't been able to find a movie I saw as a kid and whose title I don't remember; I'd say it was made between 1940 and 1960. There's a scene where this lady goes into her yard and picks money out of the flowers on a bush, which is covered in bills of many denominations every morning. She keeps the money in a cookie jar, but the day she decides to show her husband the money it's all turned into dried leaves. Can you help?


Answer: You're looking for a little-known comedy called It Grows on Trees (1952), starring Irene Dunne and Dean Jagger as a couple whose yard contains not one, but two, money trees. Housewife Dunne writes to the Department of the Treasury asking whether the $5 and $10 bills she's harvesting are legal tender;read more

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Love Affair
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1952 It Grows On Trees Movie, Actor - Polly Baxter
1951 Schlitz Playhouse TV Show Series, Host
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars TV Show Series, Host
1950 Never A Dull Moment Movie, Actor - Kay
1950 The Mudlark Movie, Actor - Queen Victoria

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Love Affair - Charles Boyer, Irene Dunne - 1939
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