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Moon Over Miami (1941)

 -  Comedy | Musical | Romance  -  4 July 1941 (USA)
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Sisters Kay and Barbara arrive in Miami from Texas looking for rich husbands.

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Kay Latimer
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Barbara Latimer
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Jack O'Hara
Charlotte Greenwood ...
Susan Latimer
Cobina Wright ...
Connie Fentress (as Cobina Wright Jr.)
Lynne Roberts ...
Jennie May
Robert Conway ...
Mr. Lester
George Lessey ...
William Boulton
Jack Cole & Co. ...
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Robert Greig ...
Brearley
Minor Watson ...
Reynolds
Fortunio Bonanova ...
Mr. Pretto
George Humbert ...
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Storyline

Kay, Barbara and Susan Latimer come into a small legacy when they expected a large one, then abandon the Texas greasy-spoon where they work to hunt in Miami for rich husbands, said to be plentiful there. Barbara and Susan posing as the secretary and maid of "wealthy" Kay, they check into a posh hotel, and soon Kay is in the delightful predicament of being pursued by two handsome, wealthy bachelors at once. But Musical Comedy Complications arise... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Racing against time...and spending their last dime...two pretty little sisters storm the Miami Millionaire Colony! (ORIGINAL PRING AD) See more »


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4 July 1941 (USA)  »

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Allotria in Florida  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Cypress Gardens - 2600 S. Lake Summit Drive, Winter Haven, Florida, USA, closed in September 2009, 68 years after filming of this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Susan hands Jack a jar of her famous guacamole sauce, the contents of jar are bright red - not green, as an avocado-based sauce would actually be. See more »

Quotes

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Soundtracks

What Can I Do For You?
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Music by Ralph Rainger
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Sung by Betty Grable (uncredited) and Carole Landis (uncredited) as singing waitresses
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This is one of the BEST WWII-era Musicals
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This wonderful movie is filled with great songs and dance numbers featuring Betty Grable at her absolute best. She dances and sings beautifully...and after watching this movie (I've seen it at least 50 times) I can never stop singing "You Started Something". Both Don Ameche and Robert Cummings are also perfectly cast in their light romantic and debonair roles. As stand-outs though you can't compete with Charlotte Greenwood (who could lift her legs higher than anyone from her generation) and Jack Haley who's comic mugging for the camera never fails to make me laugh. The movies colors and gowns are everything you could want and then some of a great Hollywood Musical. The sets, too, are the stuff Hollywood Dreams are made of...the height of chic. I love watching this movie with Spring Time in the Rockies and Down Argentine Way for a full on Betty Grable Musical Film Fest.


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