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Moon Over Miami (1941)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 4 July 1941 (USA)
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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Kay Latimer
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Barbara Latimer
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Jack O'Hara
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Susan Latimer
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Connie Fentress (as Cobina Wright Jr.)
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Jennie May
Robert Conway ...
Mr. Lester
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William Boulton
Jack Cole & Co. ...
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Robert Greig ...
Brearley
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Reynolds
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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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ONE WEEK TO CATCH AND MARRY A MILLIONAIRE! (orginal print ad-all caps) 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

Betty Grable's dance partner in the number "Kindergarten Conga" was choreographer Hermes Pan, who also staged the musical numbers in 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

Phil O'Neil: Nobody knows anything about anybody.
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Connections

Referenced in Good Dick (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Moon Over Miami
(1935) (uncredited)
Music by Joseph A. Burke
Played during the opening credits
Played also as dance music at both parties
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This is one of the BEST WWII-era Musicals
14 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

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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