The U.S. Ambassador's (Walter Pidgeon) daughter falls for a Mexican pianist (Jose Iturbi) old enough to be her grandfather.

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Cast

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Jeffrey Evans
José Iturbi ...
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Stanley Owen
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Countess Toni Karpathy
Xavier Cugat ...
Xavier Cugat
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Christine Evans
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Angus, Evans' butler
Mikhail Rasumny ...
Baranga
Helene Stanley ...
Yvette Baranga
William 'Bill' Phillips ...
Sam, Evans' chauffeur
Amparo Iturbi ...
Herself
Tonia Hero ...
Mouse (Iturbi Grandchild)
Teresa Hero ...
Mouse (Iturbi Grandchild)
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The U.S. Ambassador's (Walter Pidgeon) daughter falls for a Mexican pianist (Jose Iturbi) old enough to be her grandfather.

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Ball in der Botschaft  »

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This film was first telecast in Los Angeles Tuesday 5 March 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11); its San Francisco television premiere took place 18 May 1958 on KGO-TV (Channel 7); in New York City its earliest documented airing is 3 July 1959 on WCBS (Channel 2). At this time, color broadcasting was in its infancy, limited to only a small number of high rated programs, primarily on NBC and NBC affiliated stations, so these film showings were all still in B&W. Viewers were not offered the opportunity to see these films in their original Technicolor until several years later. See more »

Goofs

After her party, Christine and her father are talking in her room. There is a close-up of the drawing of her father. In later shots, it is a different picture. The face in the picture is at a different angle. See more »

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Featured in Moments in Music (1950) See more »

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And Dreams Remain
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Music by Raoul Soler
Lyrics by Ralph Freed
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Oh, Jane Powell Could Act!
19 October 2014 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I'm a bit late to this discussion, but the reviewer who kept harping on Powell not being an actress makes no sense. She carries herself quite well; of course she can act. Geez--she's charming and handles the role well. Someone who can't act would come across as a clueless amateur. Powell did just fine here and elsewhere. Look at SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS.

Oh yeah, and ROYAL WEDDING. Powell did well opposite many a Hollywood star.

Anyway, even though this movie is hardly among the classics, it's a fine showcase for Powell.


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