They Knew What They Wanted (1940)
Movie: They Knew What They Wanted
- Director: Garson Kanin
- Stars: Carole Lombard, Charles Laughton, William Gargan, Harry Carey, Frank Fay, Joseph E. Bernard, Janet Fox, Lee Tung Foo, Karl Malden, Victor Kilian
- Release Date: October 19, 1940
- Run Time: 96 min
- Genre: Drama, Romance
Tony (Charles Laughton), a successful but illiterate middle-aged grape farmer, sends the photograph of his handsome young foreman, Joe (William Gargan), instead of his own, hoping to woo and marry Amy (Carole Lombard), a waitress in a San Francisco restaurant.