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Ice-Capades (1941)

Approved | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 20 August 1941 (USA)
Newsreel cameraman Bob Clemens, an avowed woman hater, is assigned to cover the Lake Placid exhibition of Karen Vadja, the Swiss ice Queen. He misses his plane and fails to get the footage ... See full summary »

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Gus Schilling ...
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Harry Clark ...
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Karen Vadja
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Megan Taylor ...
Ice-Capades Skater
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Ice-Capades Skater (as Vera Hruba)
Red McCarthy ...
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Newsreel cameraman Bob Clemens, an avowed woman hater, is assigned to cover the Lake Placid exhibition of Karen Vadja, the Swiss ice Queen. He misses his plane and fails to get the footage needed for a newsreel. Deciding that if you've seen one ice skater, you've seen them all, he goes to Central Park to film a skater picked at random. He selects Marie Bergin who is wanted by the immigration people for having over-stayed her visa. Bob does not adjust his newsreel camera for a long shot and she shows very clearly in close-ups. Promoter Larry Herman sees the newsreel and seeing that she is very talented and very pretty, decides to star her in an ice-spectacle to be called the "Ice-Capades." He sends for Karen Vadja's agent, since that is the name the skater is identified as in the newsreel, draws up and signs a contract and invites the press to join him when he meets her. Dismay mildly describes his feeling when he learns that he has obligated himself to build a show around a ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Set Against A Dazzling Hollywood Background...Ready To Thrill You In A Gorgeous Spectacle Of Rhythm, Romance And Comedy! See more »

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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20 August 1941 (USA)  »

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Music in the Moonlight  »

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| (1950 re-release)

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Film debut of Vera Ralston. See more »

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