Fitzwilly is a 1940 American comedy film directed by Sidney Lanfield and starring James Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, and Roland Young. The film is based on the 1939 play of the same name by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The film tells the story of Fitzwilly (Stewart), a wealthy man who is forced to give up his lavish lifestyle when he loses his fortune. He moves to a small town in New England and tries to find a new way of life. He meets and falls in love with Susan (Sullavan), a local woman who is also struggling to make ends meet. Fitzwilly is a heartwarming story about love, loss, and the importance of finding happiness in the simple things in life. The film is full of humor and heart, and it is sure to leave you feeling good.

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Fitzwilly (1967)

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Fitzwilly is a 1940 American comedy film directed by Sidney Lanfield and starring James Stewart, Margaret Sullavan, and Roland Young. The film is based on the 1939 play of the same name by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The film tells the story of Fitzwilly (Stewart), a wealthy man who is forced to give up his lavish lifestyle when he loses his fortune. He moves to a small town in New England and tries to find a new way of life. He meets and falls in love with Susan (Sullavan), a local woman who is also struggling to make ends meet. Fitzwilly is a heartwarming story about love, loss, and the importance of finding happiness in the simple things in life. The film is full of humor and heart, and it is sure to leave you feeling good.

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Cast
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Dick Van Dyke

Claude R. Fitzwilliam
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Barbara Feldon

Juliet Nowell
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John McGiver

Albert
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Edith Evans

Miss Victoria Woodworth
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Harry Townes

Mr. Nowell
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John Fiedler

Mr. Morton Dunne
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Anne Seymour

Grimsby
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Norman Fell

Oberblatz
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Cecil Kellaway

Buckmaster
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Stephen Strimpell

Byron Casey
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Helen Kleeb

Mrs. Mortimer
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Paul Reed

Prettikin
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Albert Carrier

Pierre
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Nelson Olmsted

Simmons
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Dennis Cooney

Assistant D.A. Elliot Adams
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Noam Pitlik

Charles
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Anthony Eustrel

Garland (as Antony Eustrel)
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Sam Waterston

Oliver
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Karen Norris

Kitty
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Patience Cleveland

Dolly
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Lew Brown

Frank
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Monroe Arnold

Goldfarb
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Robert Williams

Ryan (as Bob Williams)
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Frank Adamo

Gimbel's Mail Clerk (uncredited)
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John Alban

Customer (uncredited)
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Fletcher Allen

Reporter (uncredited)
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Hal Baylor

Motorcycle Cop (uncredited)
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Al Beaudine

Customer (uncredited)
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Audrey Betz

Customer (uncredited)
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Gary Bohn

Warehouse Worker (uncredited)
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Bobby Byles

Drunk in Gimbels (uncredited)
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George Calliga

Customer (uncredited)
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Dick Cherney

Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Sidney Clute

Bartender (uncredited)
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John Daheim

Man Who Gets Slapped (uncredited)
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George DeNormand

Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Robert DoQui

Workman (uncredited)
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Gary Dubin

Kid (uncredited)
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Merie Earle

Elderly Shoplifter (uncredited)
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Daniel Elam

Warehouse Worker (uncredited)
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Joe Evans

Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
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Ruth Foster

Customer (uncredited)
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Sig Frohlich

Security Officer (uncredited)
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Helen Gereghty

Customer (uncredited)
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Rudy Germane

Bartender (uncredited)
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Kenneth Gibson

Customer (uncredited)
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James Gonzalez

Clerk (uncredited)
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Billy Halop

Restaurant Owner (uncredited)
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Kenner G. Kemp

Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Nolan Leary

Man from Old Sailors Home (uncredited)
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Esther Ying Lee

Customer (uncredited)
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Ethelreda Leopold

Customer (uncredited)
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John McKee

Security Man (uncredited)
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Hans Moebus

Customer (uncredited)
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Barbara Morrison

Mrs. Mudge (uncredited)
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Paulene Myers

Oberblatz' Secretary (uncredited)
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Laurence Naismith

Mr. Cotty (uncredited)
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William H. O'Brien

Customer (uncredited)
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Ray Pourchot

Security Officer (uncredited)
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Tony Regan

Pedestrian (uncredited)
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Waclaw Rekwart

Customer (uncredited)
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Jane Ross

Minish (uncredited)
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Sammy Shack

Customer (uncredited)
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Eddie Smith

Security Officer (uncredited)
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Cap Somers

Customer (uncredited)
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Norman Stevans

Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Arthur Tovey

Bar Patron (uncredited)
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Meg Wyllie

Saleswoman (uncredited)
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John Zimeas

Security Officer (uncredited)
Crew
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Delbert Mann

Director
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Isobel Lennart

Writer
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Poyntz Tyler

Writer
Disc Releases
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Fitzwilly

(DVD)

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Fitzwilly

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

5/3/2010

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Fitzwilly

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

8/17/2021

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