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Centennial Summer (1946)

 -  History | Musical  -  August 1946 (USA)
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In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters vie for the affections of a Frenchman who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. See more awards »
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Julia Rogers
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Philippe Lascalles
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Edith Rogers
William Eythe ...
Ben Phelps
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Jesse Rogers
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Zenia Lascalles
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Mrs. Rogers
Barbara Whiting ...
Susanna Rogers
Larry Stevens ...
Richard Lewis Esq
Kathleen Howard ...
Deborah
Buddy Swan ...
Dudley Rogers
Charles Dingle ...
J.P. Snodgrass
Avon Long ...
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In 1876 Philadelphia, two sisters vie for the affections of a Frenchman who's come to town to prepare the French pavilion for the Centennial exposition.

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"Two Hearts Are Better Than One" (music by Jerome Kern, lyrics by Johnny Mercer), intended for this film, was not used. Columbia Records issued Frank Sinatra's version of the song. See more »

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Referenced in Preminger: Anatomy of a Filmmaker (1991) See more »

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Cinderella Sue
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Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
Sung and danced by Avon Long and children
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This movie is delightful and entertaining for the whole family.
8 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

This movie has always been a favorite one of mine. It is light-hearted and entertaining. It may be an escape movie, but it does deal with the different personalities in a family. The music and costuming are a treat. It is a very uplifting movie experience. I wish that it would be released on video.


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