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The Thrill of Brazil (1946)

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Steve, revue producer in Rio de Janeiro, is still in love with his ex-wife Vicki, his star Linda is in love with Steve and Tito is in love with Linda. Because of this they all get small ... See full summary »

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John Habour
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Tito Guizar
Veloz ...
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Felix Bressart ...
Ludwig Kriegspiel
Sid Tomack ...
Irikie Bowers
Enric Madriguera ...
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Steve, revue producer in Rio de Janeiro, is still in love with his ex-wife Vicki, his star Linda is in love with Steve and Tito is in love with Linda. Because of this they all get small problems. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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SOUTH AMERICAN FIESTA OF MUSIC AND LAUGHTER! (original ad - all caps) See more »

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6 September 1946 (USA)  »

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Dancing Down to Rio  »

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Vicki Dean: He's no man, he's my ex-husband.
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Remake of His Girl Friday (1940) See more »

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You Never Say Yes, You Never Say No
Performed by Tito Guízar
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The Thrill of Keenan Wynn?
11 October 2007 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

A goofy Columbia musical: let's remake Hawks' HIS GIRL Friday as a musical, only instead of Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell and Ralph Bellamy, we'll have Keenan Wynn, Evelyn Keyes and Allyn Joslyn, and instead of it being about newspapers and death, it will be about --- nightclub producers!

Sounds like a waste of time, doesn't it? Well, despite the undeniable talent of the people involved -- as well as that of director Sylvan Simon, yes it is. Except for the musical numbers and those are standouts. The songs aren't much, decent but forgettable, but dance director Nick Castle knew how to choreograph a dance number so well that they were lifting them five years later for MGM musicals. And then, of course, there's Ann Miller. When she starts tapping, the movie becomes not just good but great.

But there's too much time between the musical numbers. Worthwhile, but not great.


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