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It's a Pleasure (1945)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Musical | 3 March 1945 (USA)
Don Martin is a star hockey player with the Wildcats until he is barred from Hockey for hitting a referee. Through the actions of Chris, Don is able to get a job with Buzz Fletcher's ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Don Martin
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Gale Fletcher
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Buzz 'Buzzard' Fletcher
Gus Schilling ...
Bill Evans
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Wilma
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Loni
Peggy O'Neill ...
Cricket
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Jack Weimar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Donald Kerr ...
Hoofer (scenes deleted)
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Waiter (scenes deleted)
Alphonse Martell ...
Maitre d' (scenes deleted)
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Don Martin is a star hockey player with the Wildcats until he is barred from Hockey for hitting a referee. Through the actions of Chris, Don is able to get a job with Buzz Fletcher's ice-show as the novelty act. Chris trains with Don and he is a success, and they marry. But Gale is also interested in Don and when Don has a chance to leave and join Jack's premiere show, Gale takes him drinking. As an alcoholic, he is in no shape to skate for Jack; so Buzz has Chris do a routine. Her act is great and Jack wants her, without Don, for his ice skating show. Don leaves her to allow her to go on to stardom. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Taglines:

STAR OF THE ICE...STAR OF THE DANCE...AND A WOMAN AGLOW WITH ROMANCE! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Musical

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

3 March 1945 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rausch der Farben  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Marie McDonald had to dye her hair red for this movie because Sonja Henie refused to work with another blonde actress. See more »

Connections

Featured in Tank Girl (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Aloha Oe
(uncredited)
Music by Queen Liliuokalani
Played when Chris performs the hula on ice at the Hampshire Theatre
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When Hollywood made life beautiful
19 September 2002 | by See all my reviews

Watching this 1945 made movie in 2002 gave me "warm fuzzys" all over. This was when Hollywood was careful not to offend folks with abusive words and over the top plots. `It's a Pleasure' was a pleasure to watch. It is funny, entertaining, a little suspenseful and had some drama. The scenery and costumes were beautiful. This "Miss Susie Sunshine" of a movie creates a wonderful fantasy world that I think we need more of these days. The coloring and quality of this movie made it hard to believe it was made in 1945. `It's a Pleasure' is a nice, romantic, pleasurable escape.


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