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Delightfully Dangerous (1945)

 -  Musical  -  31 March 1945 (USA)
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Young Sherry Williams dreams of having a singing career, and she idolizes her older sister Josephine, who has gone to New York to perform on the stage. When Sherry is distraught just before... See full summary »

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Constance Moore ...
Josephine 'Jo' Williams / Bubbles Barton
Morton Gould ...
Himself - Bandleader
Arthur Treacher ...
Jeffers, Hale's Butler
Louise Beavers ...
Hannah, Jo's Maid
Ruth Tobey ...
Molly Bradley, Sherry's Roomate
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Young Sherry Williams dreams of having a singing career, and she idolizes her older sister Josephine, who has gone to New York to perform on the stage. When Sherry is distraught just before performing at her school, a visiting Broadway producer encourages her by telling her positive things about her sister. Soon afterwards, Sherry decides to make a surprise trip to New York to visit Josephine - but what she finds there is not at all what she expected. Written by Snow Leopard

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31 March 1945 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Deliciosamente Perigosa  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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In A Shower Of Stars
Music by Morton Gould
Lyrics by Edward Heyman
Sung by Jane Powell, played by Morton Gould's Orchestra led by Morton Gould
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An Average Musical
3 December 2004 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

This light musical is solid if nothing special, with a story, characters, and production that are all about average overall. The cast is probably the strongest part if it, with a young Jane Powell in the lead role.

The story concerns two sisters and their dreams of a career in show business. As the younger of the two, Powell's character wants to be a singer, and Powell is given several opportunities to perform. As her sister, Constance Moore has a simpler role, but she fulfills it adequately. Ralph Bellamy probably gives the best performance, and he is well-cast as a well-meaning, slightly befuddled Broadway producer. Arthur Treacher also pitches in playing Bellamy's butler.

Most of the rest of it is rather plain, although there are no real flaws. The story is purely lightweight, but it has enough to keep you watching, and the characters are just believable enough to make you care about them.


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