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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Phil O'Neil (Credits) / Phil 'Mac' McNeil (in Film)
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Kathryn 'Kay' Latimer, also called Miss Adams
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Barbara Latimer, aka Miss Sears
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Jack O'Hara
Charlotte Greenwood ...
Aunt Susan 'Sue' Latimer
Cobina Wright ...
Connie Fentress (as Cobina Wright Jr.)
Lynne Roberts ...
Jennie May
Robert Conway ...
Mr. Lester
George Lessey ...
William 'Willie' Boulton
Jack Cole & Co. ...
Specialty Act
Robert Greig ...
Brearley, Boulton's Butler
Minor Watson ...
Mr. Jim Reynolds
Fortunio Bonanova ...
Mr. Pretto, the Hotel Manager
George Humbert ...
Texas Tommy Cafe Proprietor
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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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POOR GIRL'S PARADISE! Two sisters storm the Miami Millionaire Colony! (original print ad( See more »


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4 July 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Allotria in Florida  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

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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

Phil O'Neil: Let's see, what do we want? We want you, the juice of the grape and a good hot dance band.
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Soundtracks

Solitary Seminole
Music by Ralph Rainger
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Sung and danced to by Jack Cole and Co., Frank Condos and Harry Condos
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fun, music and love in Miami, Florida
15 November 2002 | by (Santa Maria, CA) – See all my reviews

Here I go again raving about Grable, but this time her main man is Don Ameche. Beautiful music and scenery, and the comedy of Jack Haley, Charlotte Greenwood, Carole Landis. They were all good actors, and how sad it is to tell about Carole Landis' suicide. And, also Robert Cummings plays as a comedian in this; something I didn't remember him ever doing because he was usually a good dramatic actor. I lived in Ft Lauderdale between 1943 and 1946 and went to U of M in Coral Gables. I spent much time on Flagler Ave and the beach at night under that big beautiful moon over Miami.


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