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The Time, the Place and the Girl (1946)

Approved | | Musical, Comedy, Romance | 28 December 1946 (USA)
The stuffy manager of lovely opera singer Vicki Cassel and her uncle, a classical conductor, is determined to close down the noisy nightclub that's next door to the Cassels' home. The ... See full summary »

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Sue Jackson
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Victoria Cassel
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Ladislaus Cassel (as S.Z. 'Cuddles' Sakall)
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John Braden
Angela Greene ...
Elaine Winters
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Martin Drew
Florence Bates ...
Mme. Lucia Cassel
Carmen Cavallaro ...
Himself - Orchestra Leader
Frank Condos ...
Himself - as Condos Brothers
Harry Condos ...
Himself - as Condos Brothers
Chandra Kaly and His Dancers ...
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The stuffy manager of lovely opera singer Vicki Cassel and her uncle, a classical conductor, is determined to close down the noisy nightclub that's next door to the Cassels' home. The club's owners--Steve, a handsome ladies man, Jeff, his clownish sidekick--hatch a plan to keep the club open. Steve arranges to meet--and woo--Vicki and then invite her and her uncle to the club. When Vicki's snobbish aunt and the manager discover that Vicki now favors popular music to the classics, they arrange to get the club closed. But that doesn't keep Steve and Jeff down. Instead they decide to put on a Broadway show if they can get a backer. They find their "angel" in Vicki's uncle who agrees to finance the show only if Vicki is the leading lady. But once again, Vicki's aunt and manager may be the spoiler in everyone's plans. Written by Daniel Bubbeo

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28 December 1946 (USA)  »

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Der Himmel voller Geigen  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Trivia

Rose Bascom was called the "Queen of the Trick Ropers" and has been inducted into National Cowgirl Hall of Fame and the Utah Rodeo Hall of Fame. See more »

Quotes

Ladislaus Cassel: Sheesh!
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Featured in Let's Sing a Song from the Movies (1948) See more »

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I Happened to Walk Down First Street
Music by Arthur Schwartz
Lyrics by Leo Robin
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Standard WB Musical
17 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The beautiful "Oh, But I Do," is the Arthur Schwartz theme song of this Warners entry, with "Calico" and "Rainy Night in Rio" completing the tuneful bill.

These fine numbers are given full production numbers to their credit, which are colorful and pleasing.

There's nothing wrong with the casting either, headed by the lovable Dennis Morgan and versatile Jack Carson.

If only the scripting were better. It's really quite stock writing, with formula lines and situations--nothing special.

Don't know about you, but having "blackface numbers" pop up from nowhere for laughs is increasingly irksome in these period pieces.

All in all, a slight pastiche in the WB stock company folio.


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