About the film
I'll Take Romance
Release Date: November 17, 1937
|Slogan||:||«Romance in Swing-Time!»|
|Production Companies||:||Columbia Pictures|
|Director||:||Edward H. Griffith|
|Writers||:||George Oppenheimer, Jane Murfin, Stephen Morehouse Avery|
Theater manager James Guthrie's (Melvyn Douglas) career depends on famed soprano Elsa Terry (Grace Moore) singing in his Buenos Aires opera house, however, Elsa breaks the contract in favor of a more lucrative deal in Paris. Desperate, James begins showering her with flowers and candy in an attempt to woo her to the Argentinian opera house. When Elsa overhears James confess to his friend Pancho that he'd be willing to resort to kidnapping to get Elsa to Argentina, she mistakenly believes his motives to be solely romantic.