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Two Sisters from Boston (1946)

Passed  |   |  Comedy, Musical  |  April 1946 (USA)
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Abigail Chandler has written her stuffy Boston relatives that she's a successful opera singer in New York. In reality, she works at a burlesque house and is billed as High-C Susie. When her... See full summary »

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Lauritz Melchior ...
Olstrom
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'Spike'
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Lawrence Tyburt Patterson Jr.
Ben Blue ...
Wrigley
Isobel Elsom ...
Aunt Jennifer
Harry Hayden ...
Uncle Jonathan
Thurston Hall ...
Mr. Lawrence Tyburt Patterson Sr.
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Mrs. Lawrence Tyburt Patterson Sr.
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Abigail Chandler has written her stuffy Boston relatives that she's a successful opera singer in New York. In reality, she works at a burlesque house and is billed as High-C Susie. When her sister Martha comes for a visit, Abigail tries to hide the truth from her. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Comedy | Musical

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April 1946 (USA)  »

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Erfüllte Träume  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Sammy Fain and Ralph Freed wrote additional songs that were not used in the picture: "Autumn Twilight," "Indian Holiday," "Lanterns in the Sky," "More Than Ever" and "Seattle." See more »

Goofs

In the poster advertising the opera "Marie Antoinette," shown at the end of the film, the part played by Olstrom is listed as a baritone role. Lauritz Melchior, who plays Olstrom, was a tenor. See more »

Quotes

Uncle Jonathan: [to his niece Abigail] And you, young lady, had better be singing in the opera tonight or we'll all have to move to Wichita!
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Soundtracks

There Are Two Sides to Ev'ry Girl
(1946) (uncredited)
Music by Sammy Fain
Lyrics by Ralph Freed
Performed by Kathryn Grayson, Jimmy Durante and Chorus Girls
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A fun film
10 October 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A little on the predictable side but a lot of fun. Lots of misunderstandings and confusion but it all works out in the end. Kathryn Grayson shows a side of herself (no pun intended) that is not seen in her other films. She has a flair for comedy and does a good job as a Bowery singer as well as an Opera star. June Allyson shows that she can handle anything they throw at her as well. No really memorable songs (though I did like "G'wan Home Yer Mudder's Callin'"). Lauritz Melchior is in full voice and Jimmy Durante seemed to be having a lot of fun with his role. I just watched it again on TCM and it was as much fun as when I originally saw it.


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