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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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Kay Latimer
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Barbara Latimer
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Jack O'Hara
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Susan Latimer
Cobina Wright ...
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
Minor Watson ...
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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POOR GIRL'S PARADISE! Two sisters storm the Miami Millionaire Colony! (original print ad( See more »


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4 July 1941 (USA)  »

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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

Virginia Gilmore and Gene Tierney or Arline Judge were conceived to appear in the roles of Barbara and Susan. 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: Let's see, what do we want? We want you, the juice of the grape and a good hot dance band.
Jeffrey Bolton: But right now we'll settle for those potato chips and cheese.
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Connections

Version of How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) See more »

Soundtracks

Kindergarten Conga
(1941)
Music by Ralph Rainger
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Contains traditional nursery songs "Ring Around the Rosey" and "London Bridge is Falling Down"
Sung by Betty Grable (uncredited)
Danced to by Hermes Pan (uncredited), Betty Grable (uncredited) and chorus
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party, party, party!
14 April 2001 | by (Ft Myers Florida) – See all my reviews

This movie is fun because there's Betty Grable,And Robert Cummings, and Don Ameche. What's amazing is that this big party goes non-stop, with music in the background non-stop, reflecting how esteemed a place Miami was back in 1940, for the idle rich or the psuedo-rich!This is nostalgia at it's zenith. It makes you want to party non-stop around the pool, and not have to work for a living like the rest of these people(so it would seem), until Don Ameche announces that he'll sell refigerators!


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