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Thrill of a Romance (1945)

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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Maude Bancroft
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Hobart Glenn
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Nona Glenn
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Mr. Nils Knudsen
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Robert G. Delbar
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Mrs. Fenway
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K.O. Karny
Jerry Scott ...
Lyonel
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Julio
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Susan
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Flitterwochen zu dritt  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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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

Edited from The Ice Follies of 1939 (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Lonely Night
(uncredited)
Traditional
Music Adapted by George Stoll
Lyrics by Richard Connell
Performed by Lauritz Melchior
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romantic fun
18 March 2006 | by (San Francisco Bay Area) – See all my reviews

Van Johnson and Esther Williams at their loveliest. Wonderful music throughout. A delightful picture for anyone who has ever been or hopes to be in love.

We have beautiful Esther Williams swimming and diving. We have Van Johnson sincere and radiant. We have Melchior in fine classical voice, Tommy Dorsey playing Grieg on the trombone (!) along with other classic Dorsey hits. And a couple of new songs. The movie mostly takes place in a resort with Olympic swimming pool and a sound-stage with a view over Yosemite Valley.

It's all very light, but let yourself be carried away, and it will steal your heart.


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