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That Night in Rio (1941)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical | 11 April 1941 (USA)
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 overview, first billed only:
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Larry Martin / Baron Duarte
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Carmen
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Penna
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Machado
Curt Bois ...
Salles
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Pierre
Bando da Lua ...
Carmen Miranda's Orchestra
Frank Puglia ...
Pedro
Lillian Porter ...
Luiza
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Inez
Georges Renavent ...
Ambassador
Eddie Conrad ...
Alfonso (as Edward Conrad)
Fortunio Bonanova ...
Pereira
Flores Brothers Trio ...
Specialty Trio (as Flores Brothers)
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Storyline

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>

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Comedy | Musical

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11 April 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aquella noche en Río  »

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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

A reprise of "Chica-Chica-Boom Chic" sung by Alice Faye and Don Ameche was cut from the film. See more »

Quotes

Baroness: [Larry has made a plan with the baroness to help her get even with her husband. Larry meets the baron in the hall, where he explains to the baron what his wife intended to do. Larry leaves, and the baron enters the room, where the baroness mistakes him for look-alike Larry] Oh, hurry! Hurry, I just saw his car in the driveway. Now, get ready. I expect him to come in any minute. He didn't see you, did he? Oh. A little closer, huh? No, no. Maybe you'd better take me in your arms. Oh, I'll show him...
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Featured in Carmen Miranda: Bananas Is My Business (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Chica Chica Boom Chic
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Portuguese Lyrics by Pedro Berrios
Sung by Don Ameche and Carmen Miranda
Copyright 1941
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Still has great Colour
13 December 2004 | by (Adelaide Australia) – See all my reviews

The one thing that has stood the test of time for "That Night In Rio" is the great Technicolor - it is quite outstanding. The story has been done to death many times, but probably not much better than this, and the cast are a lot of fun - Carmen Miranda was really the Brazilian Bombshell as the ads said, and had the best lines, and the best songs of the time (pretty terrible to listen to now!), Don Ameche was a charmer and his "Boa Noite" was very good, while Alice Faye looked decidedly overweight, but it may have been caused by all the jewellery she had to wear!! The supporting cast were as usual excellent, with all the old stagers in it - a quick glimpse of Maria Montez came as a bit of a surprise. All in all , very light entertainment, but harmless.


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