I Dream Too Much

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I Dream Too Much is a 1935 romantic comedy film directed by John Cromwell. It stars Henry Fonda, Lily Pons, and Lucille Ball in one of her earliest roles. It has been described as a "somewhat wispy operetta." Songs are by Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields. read more

I Dream Too Much is a 1935 romantic comedy film directed by John Cromwell. It stars Henry Fonda, Lily Pons, and Lucille Ball in one of her earliest roles. It has been described as a "somewhat wispy operetta." Songs are by Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields. The film was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Sound Recording (Carl Dreher).

Original Release

11/29/1935

US Release

11/29/1935

Cast

Lily Pons Annette Monard
Henry Fonda 'Johnny' Street / Johnny Street
Lucille Ball Gwendolyn Dilley
Eric Blore Roger Briggs
Osgood Perkins Paul Darcy
Lucien Littlefield Hubert Dilley
Mischa Auer Darcy's Pianist
Paul Porcasi Uncle Tito
Scotty Beckett Boy on Carousel
Ferdinand Gottschalk Snobbish Critic
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Cromwell

Writers

Edmund H. North, James Gow, Elsie Finn, David G. Wittels, Allan Scott

Cast

Lily Pons Annette Monard
Henry Fonda 'Johnny' Street / Johnny Street
Lucille Ball Gwendolyn Dilley
Eric Blore Roger Briggs
Osgood Perkins Paul Darcy
Lucien Littlefield Hubert Dilley
Mischa Auer Darcy's Pianist
Paul Porcasi Uncle Tito
Scotty Beckett Boy on Carousel
Ferdinand Gottschalk Snobbish Critic
Clarence Wilson The Lawyer
Oscar Apfel Cafe Owner
Richard Carle Snobbish Critic
Elise Cavanna Darcy's Secretary
James Conaty Audience Extra
Gino Corrado Waiter in Cafe
Esther Dale Mrs. Dilley
Billy Gilbert Cook at Cafe
Kirby Grant Violinist
Al Haskell Wagon Driver

Producers

Editors

William Morgan

1936 Oscar Best Sound, Recording Nominated
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