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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)  »

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

Referenced in Forecast (1945) See more »

Soundtracks

Wedding March (Bridal Chorus)
(uncredited)
from "Lohengrin"
Music by Richard Wagner
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Worth your while!
8 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Fun and easy flowing movie. Good old film but would LOVE to know the name of the girl playing piano with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra in the movie. This is not considered a "heavy" movie but light weight and one the kids could watch with mom and dad in today's society. Some typical water scenes of Esther Williams that all of us can enjoy and of course dream we could do the same in our pool. Costuming is tastefully done and this brings back some great music and actually there are several genres covered. Not for Head Bangers or Hip Hoppers but for those that want to hear what the good old stuff really was meant to sound like. Abit more actual acting in this movie than a lot of those that Esther was in. Watch and enjoy!


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