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Thrill of a Romance (1945)

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A swim teacher and a wealthy businessman are married after a brief courtship. A charming war hero falls in love with this newly-married woman, after her husband abandons her on their honeymoon for the sake of a business meeting.

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Cynthia Glenn
Frances Gifford ...
Maude Bancroft
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Hobart Glenn
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Nona Glenn
Lauritz Melchior ...
Mr. Nils Knudsen
Carleton G. Young ...
Robert G. Delbar
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Mrs. Fenway
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K.O. Karny
Jerry Scott ...
Lyonel
Fernando Alvarado ...
Julio
Helene Stanley ...
Susan
Vince Barnett ...
Oscar
Billy House ...
Dr. Tovve
Joan Fay Macaboy ...
Betty
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Storyline

Cynthia is swept off her feet and marries a rich and very successful business executive, but business affairs make him abandon her during their honeymoon. Cynthia is sad and while he's away, meets the charming war hero, Maj. Milvaine, who is on leave. Sparks fly. Will she choose wealth over love? Written by erasmus

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Musical bliss with every kiss!

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Musical | Romance

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12 November 1945 (Sweden)  »

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Flitterwochen zu dritt  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Trivia

The featured song "Please Don't Say No (Say Maybe)" was recorded by numerous singers in the late 1940s. See more »

Goofs

The balconies at the hotel are obviously a set since there is no glass in the windows or doors. This can be clearly seen since there are no reflections when the characters move past them. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Forecast (1945) See more »

Soundtracks

Vesti la giubba
(uncredited)
from "I pagliacci"
Music by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performed by Lauritz Melchior
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Ester Williams plays Cynthia a Newly Wed about to go on her honey moon when her Husband is called away. SHe findscomfort in Van Johnson, a soldier.
5 February 2002 | by (Maryland, USA) – See all my reviews

This is the most fabulous movie I have ever seen. Its unfortunate that it has been discontinued and one can't but it. Anyway it is a delightfully charming movie. Its romantic, funny, and you will wish it never had to end. Esther Williams is delightful in this movie, where she plays Cynthia, and weds and very busy man, who is suddenly and unexpectedly called away during their honeymoon. Lonely she finds friendship in Van Johnson (unaware of her marriage at first), as they spend an increasing amount of time together, feelings develop and romance ensue. To see what happens, you will have to watch it!


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