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

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Kenneth Harvey
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Danny O'Mara
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Bonnie Watson
Felix Bressart ...
Hofer
Tony De Marco ...
Tony
Sally De Marco ...
Sally
The Revuers ...
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B.S. Pully ...
Brophy
The Four Step Brothers ...
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Emil Rameau ...
Kavosky
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Paul Hurst ...
Milkman (scenes deleted)
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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 <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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7 February 1945 (Sweden)  »

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Samba d'amore  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"I Like to Be Loved by You" (music by Harry Warren, lyrics by Mack Gordon) originally was planned for Carmen Miranda to sing and dance in Springtime in the Rockies (1942). Ultimately, Carmen's number was interpolated into the score of this picture. See more »

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The story takes place in the 1920s, but all of the women's hairstyles, makeup and costumes, as well as all of the musical arrangements are strictly 1944. See more »

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Edited into Carmen Miranda (1969) See more »

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Ain't We Got Fun
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Music by Richard A. Whiting
Played during the opening scene depicting 1922
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Wwhat happened?
30 July 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow! What happened. The movie started and then ended. Nothing much made sense. It seems like half the movie was cut as there were so many unexplained incidences abrupt scene changes. Didn't Zanack care about his films? I know he was notorious for cutting his films, but this is ridiculous. It seems he sabotaged one of his own makings. Unforgivable. And too bad the REVUERS number was cut as it would have been great to see Judy Holiday. The good: Carmen Miranda: Vivian Blaine; William Bendix; Don Ameche; the black dancing brothers and the color. Bad: EVERYTHING ELSE. Wonder how this did at the box office. I'm sure the actors were disappointed in the way the film turned out. Not meant to be a classic, and it isn't.


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