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Iceland (1942)

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Marine, James Murfin, is unaware of Icelandic customs. When he flirts with Katina her Icelandic family take his actions as a proposal of marriage to Katina. Desperately wanting out, James ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Katina Jonsdottir
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Capt. James Murfin
Jack Oakie ...
Slip Riggs
Felix Bressart ...
Papa Jonsdottir
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Sverdrup Svenssen
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Helga Jonsdottir
Joan Merrill ...
Adele Wynn
Fritz Feld ...
Herr Tegnar
Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra ...
Themselves
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Louis Adlon ...
Valtyr Olafson (as Duke Adlon)
Sammy Kaye ...
Himself - Leader of His Orchestra
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Marine, James Murfin, is unaware of Icelandic customs. When he flirts with Katina her Icelandic family take his actions as a proposal of marriage to Katina. Desperately wanting out, James gets his buddy to help him. Good Luck! Written by Kelly

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Musical | Romance

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Release Date:

5 November 1943 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Bodas no Gelo  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Soundtracks

The Marines' Hymn
(uncredited)
Music by Jacques Offenbach from "Geneviève de Brabant"
Alternate words sung during long ice skating sequence
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Poor Movie --- Good Music
4 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The storyline for the movie was nothing special. The skating was excellent for its' time and the music from the SK Orch. was excellent. Of course, I was partial to the music.....my Dad was in the band as lead trumpet player at the time and I watched the movie for that reason. He was front and center most of the time and it was neat to see him in the movie and think that as I was watching him in the movie, I was older than he was then. My Dad passed away in 1991 and it was really nice to finally find this movie on a few years ago. My sister and I "taped" it to have for the memories. John Payne did all he could with the poor storyline and made it enjoyable. Sterling Holliway was a pleasant surprise since my Dad talked about him often and that they were friends.


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