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Moon Over Miami (1941)

Approved  |   |  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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Kay Latimer
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Barbara Latimer
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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. ...
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Robert Greig ...
Brearley
Minor Watson ...
Reynolds
Fortunio Bonanova ...
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

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: 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

What Can I Do For You?
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Music by Ralph Rainger
Lyrics by Leo Robin
Sung by Betty Grable (uncredited) and Carole Landis (uncredited) as singing waitresses
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Poor Girls Search for rich husbands with inheritance.
11 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favorite movies, with the singing and dancing of one of my favorites, Charlotte Greenwood, and the Nicholas Brothers, also favorites of mine. The story is light and fluffy, and that's why I like watching movies; I want to be entertained, not so much to think!

It's a little zany with the bellman and the plot to snare a rich hubby, and the sister posing as the secretary really in love with the rich guy, and the sister who's supposed to marry the rich guy really loving the ne'er do well friend. This story has a happy ending, just the way I like it!

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