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Panama Hattie (1942)

Passed  -  Comedy | Musical  -  September 1942 (USA)
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Red
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Rags Ragland ...
Rags (as 'Rags' Ragland)
Ben Blue ...
Rowdy
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Leila Tree
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Flo Foster
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Jay Jerkins, Dick's Butler
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Dick Bulliard (as Dan Dailey Jr.)
Jackie Horner ...
Geraldine 'Gerry' Bulliet
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Taglines:

JOIN HATTIE FGROM PANAMA! IT'S DANCE TIME..ROMANCE TIME...SING AND SWING TIME! (original print ad-all caps) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Musical

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

September 1942 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Loirinha do Panamá  »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,097,907 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Although Ethel Merman was passed over for the role of Hattie in this film, she later played the role in the TV production Panama Hattie (1954) costarring Art Carney and Ray Middleton. See more »

Quotes

Red: Yeah, I'm a wolf in "ships" clothing!
Flo Foster: Can't understand why they reject guys with flat feet and take em with flat heads!
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Crazy Credits

Lena Horne and The Berry Brothers are not credited in print, but are credited orally by the MC introducing "The Sping" number. See more »

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Featured in That's Entertainment! III (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

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(1942) (uncredited)
Music by Burton Lane
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
Sung by the cast at the end
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Very 40's
11 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Even though Ethyl Merman originated the role on Broadway, she was not considered attractive enough to carry the starring top billing. I am a real fan of Cole Porter and will watch anything he is involved with. Unfortunately, a lot of his work is either not included in movies that tout "music by Cole Porter", or is thrown out because it may not be mainstream for the audience of the day. Good example is "Anything Goes."

This is a movie you watch for the musical performance and dancing, not the story. Dan Daily's role could have been played by anyone.

I pull out the DVD about twice a year and again visit Cole Porter and this innocent musical.

Lena Horne is outstanding.


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