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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
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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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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)  »

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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

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

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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Referenced in Myra Breckinridge (1970) See more »

Soundtracks

Miami (Oh Me, Oh Mi-Ami)
(1941)
Music by Ralph Rainger
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Sung by an offscreen chorus
Sung and danced to by Betty Grable (uncredited), Carole Landis (uncredited) and Charlotte Greenwood (uncredited)
Played during the end credits
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Just fun
7 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Of course these Fox musicals of the 40's were flimsy. They were meant to be. They were what they were and MOON OVER Miami is one of the better Betty Grable flicks. Great color, location work, acting and especially the singing and dancing. Grable has been criticized for her singing and dancing. WHY? She was brilliant. Nice acting style for movies of this sort, wonderful voice and her dancing is up there with the best of them, Ginger Rogers, Judy Garland, and the rest of them. Have the Grable collection and they are all enjoyable but Fox needs to put the rest of her movies on DVD, especially MOTHER WORE TIGHTS, WABASH AVENUE; CONEY ISLAND and SPRINGTIME IN THE ROCKIES as well as BILLY ROSE'S HORSESHOE REVIEW. The plot of MOON is similar to THREE LITTLE GIRLS IN BLUE and the wonderful HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE. Yes, they CERTAINLY don't make em' like this anymore.


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