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Two Sisters from Boston (1946)

Passed | | Comedy, Musical | April 1946 (USA)
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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Olstrom
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Lawrence Tyburt Patterson Jr.
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Wrigley
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Harry Hayden ...
Uncle Jonathan
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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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This film's television premiere took place in Los Angeles Friday 2 August 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), followed by Philadelphia Sunday 6 October 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6);; it was first telecast in San Francisco 2 January 1960 on KGO (Channel 7) and in New York City 20 January 1960 on WCBS (Channel 2). See more »

Goofs

The film supposedly takes place in 1900, yet the dialogue references Rimsky-Korsakov's opera "Le Coq d'Or," which wasn't composed until 1907 and wasn't performed until 1909 (a year after Rimsky-Korsakov's death in 1908). See more »

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Recording Technician: His Master's voice...
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Soundtracks

When Romance Passes By
(1946) (uncredited)
Music adapted from "Valse Lente" by Léo Delibes (1870)
Lyrics by Earl K. Brent
Sung by Kathryn Grayson
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Helped lift June Allyson to the top of popularity polls in the late 1940's.
8 September 2000 | by (Rye, New York) – See all my reviews

June Allyson takes full advantage of the chance to show off her comic talent in this charming film set in turn-of-the- century New York. Kathryn Grayson, who was at the time a bigger star, is in fine voice. Lauritz Melchior and Jimmy Durante make substantial contributions to the fun. It's the first time June Allyson and Peter Lawford were paired, and he is delightful. But it is June's film, and one of her best during her MGM years. Unfortunately, it wasn't filmed in technicolor.


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