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Greenwich Village (1944)

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In 1922, a would-be classical composer gets involved with people putting on a musical revue.



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Complete credited cast:
Kenneth Harvey
Danny O'Mara
Bonnie Watson
Felix Bressart ...
Tony De Marco ...
Sally De Marco ...
The Revuers ...
Musical Ensemble
B.S. Pully ...
The Four Step Brothers ...
Emil Rameau ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paul Hurst ...
Milkman (scenes deleted)


In 1922, novice composer Kenneth Harvey arrives in New York from Kansas, hoping to publish his concerto; he meets speakeasy owner Danny O'Mara, who hopes to put on a broadway show. Ken's affairs take a turn for the better when he falls for singer Bonnie Watson. But while he labors on orchestration, O'Mara is surreptitiously adapting his tunes to the Greenwich Village Gaieties. Written by Rod Crawford <>

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Release Date:

7 February 1945 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Samba d'amore  »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Expecting her second daughter, Alice Faye was unable to star as Bonnie Watson. This film would have paired Alice Faye and Don Ameche for the seventh time. See more »


The opening narration on the bus claims that George Gershwin was one of those legendary talents who got his start in Greenwich Village, but in 1922, when this film supposedly takes place, Gershwin was just starting out. See more »


Edited into Carmen Miranda (1969) See more »


Baby Face
Music by Harry Akst
Played when Querida introduces Ken to O'Mara
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For Fans of Technicolor Fox Musicals
11 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It amazes me that other postings about films are so critical of movies intended to be entertaining fluff, for being fluff.

And trite? What movie today isn't a rehash of something already done over and over again?

Musicals of the time weren't intended to be "South Pacific" or "Oklahoma". The plots were devised to be excuses to have music or dance performances or comedy bits. You probably noticed that the plots are mostly "backstage" stories and the characters portrayed are singers or dancers.

Technicolor is always pleasing to the eye, and so are the performances of Vivian Blaine and Carmen Miranda in this film.

So just sit back and enjoy.

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