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...
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Expected to follow his opera star father into the business, but discontent with his life; a young man pursues a career in popular music and romances the aquatic-ballet dancer he met during his time in the service.
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
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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 »
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 »
[to his partners on stage]
You see, fellas? All you need is personality, money and good looks. I've got personality. I've got money...
Well, two out of three ain't bad.
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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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