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Music in My Heart (1940)

Approved | | Musical, Romance | 10 January 1940 (USA)
Rita Hayworth co-stars with famed recording artist Tony Martin in this musical comedy featuring the music of Andre Kostelanetz and his orchestra. Following various comic misunderstandings, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Robert Gregory
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Patricia O'Malley
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Mary
Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra ...
(as Andre Kostelanetz and His Music)
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Charles Gardner
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Griggs
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Mark C. Gilman
George Humbert ...
Luigi
Joey Ray ...
Miller
Don Brodie ...
Taxi Driver
Julietta Novis ...
Leading Lady (as Julieta Novis)
Eddie Kane ...
Blake
Phil Tead ...
Marshall
Marten Lamont ...
Barrett
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Storyline

Rita Hayworth co-stars with famed recording artist Tony Martin in this musical comedy featuring the music of Andre Kostelanetz and his orchestra. Following various comic misunderstandings, the two meet and fall for each other, but will lose their chance at happiness unless destiny calls. Written by Anthony Federio

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Musical | Romance

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10 January 1940 (USA)  »

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Passport to Happiness  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Andre Kostelanetz and His Music is credited in the opening set of credits, but not in the comprehensive second set. The IMDb cast ordering therefore uses the first set of credits and fills in the rest with the second set. See more »

Connections

References Invisible Enemy (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

A Bird in a Gilded Cage
(1900) (uncredited)
Music by Harry von Tilzer
Lyrics by Arthur J. Lamb
Sung a cappella by Tony Martin and Edith Fellows
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An underrated gem
1 November 2001 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This has to be one of the most underrated of Rita's films, yet is up there with the best. A very short runtime of just 69 minutes, it still manages to dish up a delightful 'boy meets girl' tale - when their cabs collide, of course changing both their destinies. A simple little musical, it gives Rita just the one dance, which is not photographed all that well, but shows what will be in years to come. Any Rita fans out there, you will thoroughly enjoy this I guarantee it. I almost didn't buy it when I had the chance due to not being able to find reviews anywhere, so I feel I have to write this to save someone else from passing it up!


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