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Melody Cruise (1933)

Passed | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 23 June 1933 (USA)
A bachelor millionaire on a cruise is protected by a friend from the avid attentions of a crowd of husband (and fortune) seeking girls.

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Alan Chandler
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A bachelor millionaire on a cruise is protected by a friend from the avid attentions of a crowd of husband (and fortune) seeking girls.

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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23 June 1933 (USA)  »

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Cruzeiro dos Amores  »

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(RCA Victor System)

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Phil Harris' first film. See more »

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Referenced in The Lady Consents (1936) See more »

Soundtracks

Isn't This a Night for Love
(1933) (uncredited)
Music and Lyrics by Val Burton and Will Jason
Sung by Phil Harris, unidentified persons in French, German and Spanish
Music for the Ballet sequence and often in the score
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Interesting 'Musical-Comedy' with very little music.
28 July 2002 | by (New York City, NY U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

This is a musical comedy with hardly any songs, but is still interesting to watch because of its style. Outside of Phil Harris, none of the other 'leads' sing a note. Many of the songs are 'talked' by uncredited performers, and parts of the film are spoken in verse. The use of sound effects(train whistles, telegraph keys) are cleverly incorporated into the songs, creating an interesting approach to music-making. Helen Mack is very appealing as the female lead, with Charlie Ruggles fun to watch as he bumbles his way through the film. Fans of Phil Harris from his Disney cartoon voices('The Jungle Book', 'Robin Hood') will find him an attractive leading man. All in all, an oddity in the musical-comedy vein, but worth a viewing.


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