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That Night in Rio (1941)

 -  Comedy | Musical  -  11 April 1941 (USA)
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An entertainer in Rio impersonates a wealthy aristocrat. When the aristocrat's wife asks him to carry the impersonation further, complications ensue.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Baroness Cecilia Duarte
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Impersonator Larry Martin / Baron Manuel Duarte
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Carmen
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Arthur Penna
J. Carrol Naish ...
Machado
Curt Bois ...
Felicio Salles
Leonid Kinskey ...
Monsieur Pierre Dufond
Bando da Lua ...
Themselves, Carmen Miranda's Orchestra
Frank Puglia ...
Pedro, Manuel's Valet
Lillian Porter ...
Luiza, Cecilia's Maid
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Inez
Georges Renavent ...
Ambassador
Eddie Conrad ...
Alfonso, Larry's Dresser (as Edward Conrad)
Fortunio Bonanova ...
Pereira, the Headwaiter
Flores Brothers Trio ...
Specialty Trio
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An entertainer in Rio impersonates a wealthy aristocrat. When the aristocrat's wife asks him to carry the impersonation further, complications ensue. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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A Magnificent musical extravaganza comes to the screen! See more »

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Comedy | Musical

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Release Date:

11 April 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Uma Noite no Rio  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The sixth and final teaming of Don Ameche and Alice Faye. See more »

Connections

Featured in Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

The Conference
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Sung by Don Ameche
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Implausible fun
8 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This one is one of Foxs' best of this type of musical. While the plot is totally implausible, it's still lots of fun with the beautiful Alice Faye and the funny Carmem Miranda doing her best Carmen Miranda. Don Ameche acquits himself well in a double role. Lavish production numbers in a night club that could never really fit or be done in even the biggest night club in the world, are nice to see. Since this is "fantasy" all works well here, even the inane plot line. A little risqué for it's day with Faye not sure who she has slept with. All comes out well in the end, which is no surprise in any of the Fox musicals. The DVD transfer here is great. If you enjoy this little confection, be sure to rent ON THE RIVIERA with Danny Kaye. It's a very close remake of this with some of the dialog exactly the same. Danny Kaye is brilliant in this one and I enjoyed it more than THAT NIGHT IN RIO, but both have their charms. See them both, back to back.


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