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And the Angels Sing (1944)

 -  Comedy | Music | Romance  -  25 April 1944 (USA)
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The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc... See full summary »

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Nancy Angel
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Happy Morgan
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Bobby Angel
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Josie Angel
Mimi Chandler ...
Patti Angel
Raymond Walburn ...
Pop Angel
Eddie Foy Jr. ...
Fuzzy Johnson
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Oliver
Mikhail Rasumny ...
Schultz
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Holman
George McKay ...
House Man
Harry Barris ...
Saxy
Donald Kerr ...
Mickey
Perc Launders ...
Miller
Tom Kennedy ...
Potatoes
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The singing/dancing Angel sisters, Nancy (Dorothy Lamour), Bobby (Betty Hutton), Josie (Diana Lynn) and Patti (Mimi Chandler), aren't interested in performing together, and this plays havoc with the plans of Pop Angel (Raymond Walburn) to buy a soy bean farm. They do accept an offer of ten dollars to sing at a dubious night club on the edge of town where a band led by Happy Marshall (Fred MacMurray) is playing. Bobby takes the ten dollars and runs it up to $190 at the dice table. Happy hits on Nancy but she rebuffs him. He doesn't have the money to pay his band and borrows the gambling winnings from Bobby on the pretext that he will give her a job with his band. Bobby discovers the next day that Happy has hastily departed for New York. The girls follow to a night club where he is working and, after an audition, the manager is willing to give Happy a contract if the girls will sing with his band. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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25 April 1944 (USA)  »

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Quatre flirts et un coeur  »

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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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Referenced in Preston Sturges and 'The Miracle of Morgan's Creek' (2005) See more »

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FOR THE NEXT HUNDRED YEARS
Written by Johnny Burke and Jimmy Van Heusen
Performed by Betty Hutton, Dorothy Lamour, Mimi Chandler and Diana Lynn (dubbed by Julie Gibson)
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I spent 60 years looking for this movie!
5 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When this picture came out in 1944, I saw the previews. I was about 12 at the time. The previews showed the three girls being spanked -- which REALLY lit me up.

However, in the week between seeing the trailer -- and when the flick actually played at my friendly neighborhood theater -- I'd goofed up at home. I don't remember what "rock" I may have pulled -- but, it was enough to get me grounded for a week. And I MISSED seeing the movie.

For -- literally -- SIXTY YEARS, I looked for this movie. FINALLY found it on e-Bay a couple years ago. Paid the well-known arm and a leg for it. First VHS copy I got didn't play. I was CONVINCED that I'd NEVER see the picture. That the fates had DECREED that I'd remained frustrated! Fortunately, the guy sent me one I could view.

Found out that there was MUCH more to the flick than the triple-spanking (which, doggone it, didn't last long enough.) For instance, one of my all-time favorite songs -- over the years -- has been "It Could Happen To You". I'd not been aware of the fact that it came from this movie. Not till Dorothy Lamour began singing it to Fred McMurray.

I LOVE Diana Lynn! I'd sit and simply LOOK at a picture of hers. The cover of the "Piano Moods" album she made with Paul Weston's orchestra -- in the late-forties -- is, to my way of thinking, the most beautiful one ever made.

This was a GREAT movie. Was glad I'd finally tracked it down.


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