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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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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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Crazy Credits

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

I've Got Music in My Heart
(1939)
(On-screen as "Music in My Heart")
Music and Lyrics by Bob Wright and Chet Forrest
Played during the opening credits
Performed by Tony Martin (uncredited) with Andre Kostelanetz and His Orchestra (uncredited) in the finale
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Very enjoyable if minor musical.
27 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's good to see a very young Rita Hayworth (before her Columbia make-over) looking terrific and having a lot of fun along with young and handsome Tony Martin who's in excellent voice singing pleasant songs including the Oscar nominated IT'S A BLUE WORLD. They give delightful performances and work well together.

A fine supporting cast is headed by the charming, underrated Edith Fellows who assists Martin in two numbers. While Alan Mowbray, Eric Blore, George Tobias and George Humbert all do well in the kind of parts they had played many times before but which was welcomed with glee by audiences of the thirties and forties.

Rita gets a chance to dance a little but her exceptional terpsichorean talents are wasted here.

A most enjoyable way to pass an hour.


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