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Flirtation Walk (1934)

Not Rated | | Musical, Romance | 1 December 1934 (USA)
A Musical-romance with Dick Powell as a private stationed in Hawaii who gets involved with Ruby Keeler, the general's engaged daughter. In order to avoid a scandal, the pair break up, but ... See full summary »

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A Musical-romance with Dick Powell as a private stationed in Hawaii who gets involved with Ruby Keeler, the general's engaged daughter. In order to avoid a scandal, the pair break up, but meet again years later when Powell's at West Point producing the annual play that turns out to star Keeler. Written by Alessandro Martini <alemartini@geocities.com>

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Attenshun! Here comes Warner Bros. military musical!

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Musical | Romance

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1 December 1934 (USA)  »

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Começou Num Automóvel  »

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Allie Wrubel and Mort Dixon wrote additional songs that were not used: "I See Two Lovers", "When Do We Eat" and "Smoking in the Dark". See more »

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Featured in The Wedding Planner (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Wedding March
(1842) (uncredited)
from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Played at the multiple weddings in the show
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typical Dick Powell-Ruby Keeler movie, except Ruby doesn't dance.
23 October 2000 | by (Fort Worth, Texas) – See all my reviews

This film is not anywhere near "42nd Street" in terms of music and plot, but it has a few good moments. Ruby Keeler is a general's daughter who meets Army private Dick Powell when she makes a two day stop in Honolulu, on her way to Manila with her father. There is a pretty good moment early in the film when she falls madly in love with Private Powell (who she has known for two hours) when he sings "Aloha Oe" at a beach luau the two of them crash. Boy gets girl, boy loses girl, and boy gets girl once more, later in the film when he is the top cadet at West Point and her father is the new Superintendent at the Academy. The best song in this movie, "Mr. and Mrs. is the name," is part of the cadet musical Dick writes and produces.


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