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Moon Over Miami (1941)

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Sisters Kay and Barbara arrive in Miami from Texas looking for rich husbands.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kay Latimer
Barbara Latimer
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. ...
Robert Greig ...
Minor Watson ...
Fortunio Bonanova ...
Mr. Pretto
George Humbert ...


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 <>

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Release Date:

4 July 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Allotria in Florida  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Despite the title, the famous song "Moon Over Miami" is not performed in the film. See more »


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 »


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You Started Something
Music by Ralph Rainger
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Played on piano by Robert Cummings (uncredited) at the party and sung by him and Betty Grable (uncredited)
Danced to by Betty Grable (uncredited), Frank Condos (uncredited) and Harry Condos (uncredited) at the party
Reprised by Don Ameche (uncredited) as he danced with Betty Grable (uncredited)
Reprised by Betty Grable (uncredited), Don Ameche (uncredited), Robert Cummings (uncredited) and Carole Landis (uncredited) at the end
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9 March 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of my favorite Betty Grable films! Beautiful scenery, beautiful songs and excellent choreography! Betty's costumes were really stunning and I wonder if the studio used a different designer for this film. It's all about losing out on an inheritance for the two Latimer sisters and their Aunt Susan because of taxes, so the three take off for Miami so Betty can find a millionaire husband. As usual, Betty doesn't have any trouble finding a man and that is when all the fun starts. They have a great time and so will you when you watch this film.

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