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Sensations of 1945 (1944)

 -  Musical  -  30 June 1944 (USA)
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Virginia 'Ginny' Walker
Dennis O'Keefe ...
Junior Crane
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Dan Lindsay
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Gus Crane
Mimi Forsythe ...
Julia Westcolt
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Randall
Hubert Castle ...
Olaf, The Great Gustafson
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W.C. Fields
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Dorothy Donegan ...
Dorothy Donegan
The Christianis ...
The Christianis
The Pallenberg Bears ...
The Pallenberg Bears
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Cab Calloway (as Cab Calloway and His Band)
Woody Herman ...
Woody Herman (as Woody Herman and His Band)
David Lichine ...
David
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Billboard magazine (March 25th 1944 page 87, column 1) states that Eleanor Powell and electrician Phil Braun dreamed up one of the dance numbers based on a pinball machine and worked on it for six weeks. When she would hit one of the "pins", it would light up. See more »

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A routine theater projector is used to project a Cab Calloway short subject on a New York City billboard several blocks away. Because of the focus and intensity of light required, this would be an impossibility anywhere, let alone in a well-lit area like Times Square. See more »

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Worth watching for special acts, great staging ideas long before Cirque du Soleil
11 November 2008 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

Some wonderful ideas are in this film, which taking into consideration when it was filmed, are quite wonderful, inventive and enjoyable. Yes it gets a bit boring now and again, however stick with it! During these years when many movie theatres would not screen motion pictures with Black performers (they often deleted scenes for their audiences) this film highlights Cab Calloway and His Orchestra in two great numbers (well 2.5)!!!

The cast is delightful! In fact, they are perfect! And Sophie Tucker is always a pleasure to watch, as is Woody Herman and His Orchestra.

Sit back and enjoy a good fun musical with some great staging, fantastic big band music!


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